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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 7, 2014
August 8, 2014 9:57:12 AM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Scartibro is a Trojan horse for Android devices that locks the compromised device and asks the user to pay in order to unlock it.

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

Package name: com.android.locker
Name: Norton Internet Security

Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text of "Norton Internet Security" below a yellow circle with a black check mark inside of it, attempting to mimic the appearance of the Norton logo.

Note: Malware authors often mimic legitimate brands in order to lure users into trusting and installing malicious applications.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2014 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 10, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 7, 2014 revision 025
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 11, 2018 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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