- March 1, 2015 11:04:46 AM
Android.Droidsheep is a hacktool for Android devices that hijacks social networking accounts on compromised devices.
Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
- Prevent processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
- Allow an application to modify the Gmail app
- Access information about the WiFi state
- Open network connections
Once installed, the application will display an icon with part of the Android logo at the top and two bones at the bottom, all in gray.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 1, 2013 revision 002
Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
Initial Daily Certified version March 1, 2013 revision 005
Latest Daily Certified version March 1, 2013 revision 005
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 2013
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Writeup By: Mario Ballano