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Android.Smszombie

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 19, 2012
Updated:
August 20, 2012 2:39:32 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Smszombie is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package name:
  • android.phone.com
  • com.bntsxdn.pic
  • com.gmdcd.pic
  • com.gsjnqt1.pic
  • com.ldh.no1
  • com.lzll.pic
  • com.xqxmn18.pic
  • com.zqbb1221.pic


Installation
Once installed, the application may appear under the Live Wallpapers menu.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 19, 2012 revision 033
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 19, 2012 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 20, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 22, 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: Steals information from the device.

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: Sijing He

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