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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 27, 2012
October 29, 2012 9:48:32 AM
Systems Affected:
Android.Fakeguard 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: com.stech.stopphishing
  • com.stech.stopphishing.apk
  • com.stech.spamguard.apk
  • com.stech.stopphishing.apk
Version: 2.1.9
Name: Stop Phishing!

Once installed, the application will display an icon with a red and white "No Phishing" sign with the text "Stop Phishing!" below it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 26, 2018 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2012 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic

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