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Android.Genheur

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2013
Updated:
March 27, 2014 1:12:05 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Genheur is a generic detection for many individual but varied Trojans for Android devices for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many Trojans that share similar characteristics.

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

Package name:
  • com.typ3studios.referrertest
  • com.androidbox.g9ysrycmxdcnadm
  • com.health.activity
  • com.easou.android.browser
  • android.tcs.com
  • com.thunder.androidktv.activity
  • com.aska.wall
  • android.msllk.com
  • oms.mmc.independent.ad.hand
  • android.fldnh.com
  • u.midlet.mfcw

Name:
  • KPAD
  • Referrer Test
  • Hot[TWO CHINESE CHARACTERS]
  • easou[TWO CHINESE CHARACTERS]
  • [CHINESE CHARACTERS]

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 22, 2013
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 18, 2016 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 23, 2013
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 20, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 23, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mario Ballano Barcena

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