- October 27, 2012
- October 29, 2012 9:48:32 AM
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:
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 April 27, 2015 revision 019
Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2012 revision 007
Latest Daily Certified version April 27, 2015 revision 021
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 2012
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.
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Writeup By: Branko Spasojevic