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Android.Wirex

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 13, 2017
Updated:
September 14, 2017 2:19:32 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Wirex is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a backdoor on the compromised device.

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

Package name: com.wsujgtxz.app

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon of a green storage file with a checkmark against a green background.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 14, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 15, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 14, 2017 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 16, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 20, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ke Zhang

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