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  3. Android.Fakekakao


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 16, 2013
July 17, 2013 2:17:44 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Fakekakao is a Trojan horse for Android devices sends SMS messages to contacts stored on the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.kakao.talk.plus
APK: com.kakao.talk.plus_1.0.apk
Version: 1.0
Name: Kakao Talk Security

Once installed, the application will display an icon of a yellow square with a black speech bubble containing the word "TALK"

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 19, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 19, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 2013
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Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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