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Android.Samsapo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 1, 2014
Updated:
December 29, 2015 2:18:45 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Samsapo is a worm for Android devices that spreads by sending SMS messages to all contacts stored on the compromised device. It also opens a back door and downloads files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 1, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 1, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 1, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 7, 2014
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Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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