1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Android.Virusshield


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 7, 2014
April 14, 2014 8:47:13 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Virusshield is a Trojan horse for Android devices that claims to scan apps and protect personal information, but has no real functionality.

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

Package name: com.deviant.security.shield
Version: 1
Name: Virus Shield

Once installed, the application will display an icon with a red shield with a capital 'S' in white lettering on it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 7, 2014 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 8, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 9, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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