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Android.Gooboot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2014
Updated:
March 18, 2014 7:44:30 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Gooboot is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may send text messages to premium rate numbers.

Package name:
com.android.googlekernel
com.android.googledalvik
com.qq.assistant

Name:
GoogleDalvik
QQAssistant
GoogleKernel


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the green Android logo with a white cube on its chest.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 22, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 22, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 22, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 22, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano

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