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HackTool:AndroidOS/ZergRush.B
Description: Windows Defender detects and removes this threat. This tool that uses a vulnerability in Android devices to "root" or hack the device. It is usually done by someone using the device who wants to get around limitations set by the device's manufacturer or carrier (for example, a phone carrier...
Published Date:Sep 20, 2015
Alert level:moderate

HackTool:AndroidOS/ZergRush
Description: Windows Defender detects and removes this threat. This tool uses a vulnerability in Android devices to "root" or hack the device. This is usually done by someone using the device who wants to get around limitations set by the device's manufacturer or carrier (for example, a phone carrier may...
Published Date:May 25, 2014
Alert level:moderate

Exploit:AndroidOS/CVE-2011-3874
Description: Windows Defender detects and removes this threat. It tries to exploit a vulnerability in Android devices to gain access and control of the device. This is often done by someone wanting to install special apps on their device.
Published Date:Mar 25, 2014
Alert level:severe

Trojan:AndroidOS/GingerMaster
Alias:Backdoor.AndroidOS.GinMaster.a(Kaspersky)
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.  This malicious program affects mobile devices running the Android operating system. It can give a remote hacker access to your mobile device.   This threat might be bundled with clean...
Published Date:Oct 10, 2013
Alert level:severe

TrojanSpy:AndroidOS/DroidDream.A
Alias:Backdoor.AndroidOS.Rooter.a(Kaspersky),AndroidOS_ROOT.AL(Trend Micro),Backdoor.AndroidOS.Rooter.HQ(VirusBuster)
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.   This malicious program affects mobile devices running the Android operating system. It can give a remote hacker access to your mobile device.   This threat might be bundled with clean...
Published Date:Oct 10, 2013
Alert level:severe

Trojan:AndroidOS/GingerMaster.A
Alias:Backdoor.AndroidOS.GinMaster.a(Kaspersky)
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.   This malicious program affects mobile devices running the Android operating system. It can give a remote hacker access to your mobile device.   This threat might be bundled with clean...
Published Date:Oct 10, 2013
Alert level:severe

Exploit:Unix/Lotoor
Alias:Backdoor.AndroidOS.Rooter.a(Kaspersky)
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.  This threat exploits vulnerabilities in the Android operating system to gain root privileges on your mobile device.
Published Date:Oct 03, 2013
Alert level:severe

Program:AndroidOS/BoxerSms.A
Description:This program was detected by definitions prior to 1.159.567.0 as it violated the guidelines by which Microsoft identified unwanted software. Based on analysis using current guidelines, the program does not have unwanted behaviors.
Published Date:Sep 25, 2013
Alert level:severe

TrojanSpy:AndroidOS/Tapsnake.A
Description: Windows Defender detects and removes this threat. This trojan affects Android phones and devices. It looks like a game, but it actually tracks your location.
Published Date:Sep 15, 2013
Alert level:severe

Trojan:AndroidOS/BoxerSms.A
Description: Trojan:AndroidOS/BoxerSMS.A is a trojan that affects mobile devices running the Android operating system. It prompts the user to send an SMS to a premium number in order to gain access to applications to download certain programs to the Android platform. These applications may already be available...
Published Date:Dec 17, 2012
Alert level:severe