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Android.Selfmite

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 30, 2014
Updated:
July 1, 2014 2:07:12 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Selfmite is a worm for Android devices that spreads through SMS messages.



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

Package name: com.kentapps.theselftimer

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a cartoon character with a yellow hat in front of a green background. It will also display the text "The self-timer" underneath the icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 30, 2014 revision 051
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 30, 2014 revision 051
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 1, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 1, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 2, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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