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Android.Sofacy

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 4, 2017
Updated:
April 4, 2017 10:50:20 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Sofacy is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.



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

APK: [FOUR CYRILLIC LETTERS]-[ONE CYRILLIC LETTER]30.apk
Version: 1.0


Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a green briefcase.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 2, 2017
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 2, 2017
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 2, 2017
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 2, 2017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 4, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dinesh Venkatesan

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