1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Android.Jifake


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 30, 2012
July 31, 2012 9:21:10 AM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Jifake is a Trojan horse for Android devices that sends SMS messages to premium-rate phone numbers.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with one of the following names:

APK: com.mycontainer
Name: [RUSSIAN CHARACTERS] Jimm (Install Jimm)

APK: com.sendsms
Name: Jimm setup

Once installed, the application will display a green icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 30, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 30, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 31, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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