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Threat Encyclopedia

ANDROIDOS_FAKEINST.A

ANALYSIS BY

Bob Pan


THREAT SUBTYPE:

Information Stealer, Premium Service Abuser

PLATFORM:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Trojan

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.200

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

1.329

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

11 Oct 2012

Step 1

Remove unwanted apps on your Android mobile device

[ Learn More ]

Step 2

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as ANDROIDOS_FAKEINST.A. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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