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Android.Selfmite.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 10, 2014
Updated:
October 10, 2014 2:44:06 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Selfmite.B is a worm for Android devices that displays ads on the compromised device. It spreads through SMS messages.



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

Package name: com.google.gsn.plus
Version name: 1.0
Name: Google Plus

Installation
Once installed, the application will display a black icon with the Google+ logo:


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 10, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 10, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 10, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dinesh Venkatesan

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