Android/FakePlayer [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/FakePlayer.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 12929 B
Detection created Aug 10, 2010
Detection database version 5356
Detection Android db version 3.109
Aliases Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a (Kaspersky)
  Android.FakePlayer.A (Symantec)
  Android.Trojan.FakePlayer.A (BitDefender)
Short description

Android/FakePlayer.A is a trojan that sends SMS messages to premium rate phone numbers.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.


Android/FakePlayer.A can be found as a repackaged (commonly pirated) legitimate application.


Repackaged legitimate application is one of the following:

  • Movie Player
  • Porno Player
Other information

Android/FakePlayer.A is a trojan that sends SMS messages to premium rate phone numbers.


The premium rate phone number is one of the following:

  • 3353
  • 7132
  • 4161

The messages may contain any of the following texts:

  • 798657
  • 846978
  • dx427123

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