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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 17, 2013
November 8, 2013 3:44:16 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Backflash is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door and steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.adobe.flash
Version: 2.2
Name: Adobe Flash Player

Once installed, the application will display an icon with the a letter "F" on a red background.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 17, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2018 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 17, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Tommy Dong

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