Trojan-Downloader:Android/FakeVideo, Trojan-Downloader:Android/FakeVideo.A


Trojan-Downloader:Android/FakeVideo silently connects to remote sites and attempts to download additional applications onto the device.


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Technical Details

Trojan-Downloader:Android/FakeVideo.A appears to be a video application; on execution however, the app attempts to connect to multiple locations in roder to download additional applications onto the device.

It also tries to obtain device details, such as the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) and the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) numbers.


This malware is discussed in further detail in: Q4 2011 Mobile Threat Report (PDF).

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