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Android.Fireleaker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 18, 2012
Updated:
March 19, 2014 8:20:59 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Fireleaker 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:

Package name: com.mlsdev.countdown
Name: Countdown 2012


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with an image of a Christmas tree on a green background.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 18, 2012
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2012
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano Barcena

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