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Android.Actech

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 12, 2012
Updated:
August 1, 2012 1:59:21 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Actech is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information and sends it to a remote location.

Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following name:

APK: com.android.providers.stat
Version: 1.0

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 12, 2012 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 12, 2012 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 12, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 12, 2012 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 18, 2012
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Uploads information to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Daniel Xiang

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