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  3. Android.Fakemrat


Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 25, 2016
February 5, 2016 2:52:24 PM
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Android.Fakemrat is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door and steals information from the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.view.openpdf
Version number: 1.0

Once installed, the application will display a red icon with the text "PDF FOTOSEARCH" in white.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 26, 2016 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2016 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 27, 2016
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yusuke Kudo

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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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