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Android.Pletora

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2014
Updated:
June 12, 2014 7:41:57 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Pletora is a is a Trojan horse for Android devices that may lock the compromised device. It then asks the user to pay in order to unlock the device.



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

Package name: com.adobe.flashplugin
Name: flashplugin


Installation
Once installed, the application will display a red icon with an "f" on it and the text of "Adobe Flash Player".



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2014 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 21, 2016 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2014 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 21, 2016 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 18, 2014
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Writeup By: Roberto Sponchioni

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