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Android.Fakegame

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 6, 2013
Updated:
April 9, 2013 8:52:08 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fakegame is a Trojan horse for Android devices that displays advertisements and steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package names:
  • com.zhidong.fc
  • com.zhidong.pes
  • com.zhidong.sm
  • com.zhidong.xiadao

Publisher:

Z.D. Team


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon belonging to a popular game.



The Trojan arrives on the device by masquerading as a popular game.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 6, 2013 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 6, 2013 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 7, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 7, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 10, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
  • Payload: Displays advertisements on the compromised device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Daniel Xiang

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