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Android.Fakeguard

Risk Level 1: Very Low

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


Installation
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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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 compromised 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: Branko Spasojevic

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