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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 4, 2013
December 12, 2013 3:59:31 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Hesperbot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device and may steal information.

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

Package name: com.certificate
Version: 2.0
Name: certificate

Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text "Android" above a green robot on a white background.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 4, 2013 revision 040
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 23, 2016 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 5, 2013
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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