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Android.Windseeker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 15, 2014
Updated:
October 16, 2014 2:13:17 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Windseeker is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.




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

Package name: com.example.windseeker
Version: 2.1
Name: Wind Seeker


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a green Android icon with a box on its chest.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 15, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 15, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 15, 2014 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 15, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2014
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Writeup By: Sundar R

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