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Android.Mesprank

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 7, 2011
Updated:
March 7, 2014 11:44:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Mesprank is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device.

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

Package name:
com.yene.sms_pusher

Name:

SMS_Manager


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a green Android logo in the bottom right corner on a white background with a green top.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 7, 2011
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 7, 2011
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 12, 2011
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano

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