- November 1, 2013
- November 1, 2013 12:31:03 PM
Android.Beita 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:
Robot[THREE CHINESE CHARACTERS]
When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
- Read user's contacts data
- Create new contact data
- Write to external storage devices
- Open network connections
Once installed, the application will display a white and blue icon that includes the Android logo with a grid design.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version November 1, 2013 revision 005
Latest Rapid Release version November 1, 2013 revision 005
Initial Daily Certified version November 1, 2013 revision 018
Latest Daily Certified version November 1, 2013 revision 018
Initial Weekly Certified release date November 6, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised device.
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Writeup By: Tommy Dong