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Android.Coolreaper

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 12, 2015
Updated:
January 13, 2015 2:54:26 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Coolreaper is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door on the compromised device. It may also steal information and download potentially malicious files.



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

Package name: com.android.update.dmp
Name: Android System
Version number: 2014101611

Installation
The Trojan comes preinstalled with Coolpad devices. As it runs in the background, it does not display any application icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 12, 2015 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 12, 2015 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 14, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Sundar R

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