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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 20, 2013
November 4, 2013 5:22:22 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Usbcleaver 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.novaspirit.usbcleaver

Once installed, the application will display an icon with an image of a USB logo merged with a cleaver.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 20, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 1, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 20, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 1, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 26, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Zhicheng Zeng

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