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  3. Android.Gazon


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 3, 2015
March 6, 2015 3:03:52 PM
Trojan, Worm
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Gazon is a worm for Android devices that spreads through SMS messages.

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

Package name: app.rewards.amazon.com.amazonrewards
Version: 1.0
Name: Amazon Rewards

Once installed, the application will display an icon with a lowercase white letter A on a black background with an orange arrow beneath it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2015 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2015 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 4, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dinesh Venkatesan

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