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Trojan-Downloader:Android/FakeVideo

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan-Downloader

Platform: Android

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

Summary


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.

More

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