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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 1, 2014
September 2, 2014 2:31:17 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Krysanec is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device.

Android package file
The Trojan is packaged inside legitimate Android application package files (APK). The name of the APK file is the same as that of the original application.

Once installed, the application will display the icon of whichever application it has been packaged with.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2014 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 17, 2017 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Takashi katsuki

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