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  3. Android.Mesploit


March 20, 2015 5:23:56 PM
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Android.Mesploit is a tool for Android devices used to create applications that exploit the Android Fake ID vulnerability.

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

Package name: com.metasploit.stage
Version: 1.0
Name: MainActivity

Once installed, the application will display an icon with a green android and the text "MainActivity" underneath in white.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 18, 2015 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2017 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 18, 2015 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 20, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 25, 2015
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