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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 30, 2012
August 31, 2012 12:47:42 AM
Systems Affected:
Android.Finfish is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door and steals information from the compromised device.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 30, 2012 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 30, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 30, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 5, 2012
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Threat Assessment


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


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


  • 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: Branko Spasojevic

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