1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Android.Hippo.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 26, 2014
March 21, 2014 3:53:57 PM
Systems Affected:
Android.Hippo.B is a Trojan horse that sends SMS messages to premium-rate phone numbers.

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

Package name: com.ku6.android.videobrowser

Once installed, the application will display an icon with letters KUB in white on a green background.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 27, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 19, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 27, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 19, 2014 revision 021
  • 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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