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  3. Android.Ghostpush

Android.Ghostpush

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 2, 2015
Updated:
October 9, 2015 2:54:42 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Ghostpush is a Trojan horse for Android devices that roots the compromised device. It may then perform malicious activities on the compromised device.



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

Package name: com.android.wp.net.log


Installation
Once installed, the application will not display an icon.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2015 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 12, 2016 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 2015 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 13, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 7, 2015
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Writeup By: Roberto Sponchioni

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