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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 3, 2012
August 7, 2012 1:24:30 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Luckycat is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door and steals information on the compromised device.

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

APK: testService.apk, AQS.apk
Version: 1.0
Name: testService

Once installed, the application will display a black icon with the text "testService".

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2012 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 7, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 7, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 8, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic

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