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Java.Opfake

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 16, 2013
Updated:
September 18, 2013 12:37:28 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
214,630 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Java
Java.Opfake is a Trojan horse for mobile devices that sends SMS texts to premium-rate numbers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 16, 2013 revision 036
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 16, 2013 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 17, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 17, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 18, 2013
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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
  • Payload: Sends premium-rate SMS messages 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: Masaki Suenaga

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