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  3. Android.Nuhaz


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 27, 2013
March 21, 2014 3:41:43 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Nuhaz is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may intercept text messages on the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.cr.shortcut
Name: My HRMIS & JPA

When the Trojan is being installed, it requests permissions to perform the following actions:
  • Send SMS messages
  • Read user's contacts data
  • Read SMS messages on the device

Once installed, the application will display an icon of the Android logo with the letters "JPA" across the body.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 27, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 27, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano Barcena

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