5 million Android handsets infected with newly discovered trojan

android trojan

Symantec has released a latest report on Android malwares in which it claimes to discovered a trojan known as “Android.Counterclank.” Company also claimed that the newly discovered Trojan is the variant of a previously discovered Trojan horse called “Android.Tonclank.” Symnatec also claimed that the Trojan has been already installed in 5 million Android devices.

android trojan

This malware is embedded in various apps available in Android market. One downloaded into the smartphone, this trojan launch services that send information from the device, such as MAC Address, SIM Serial, IMEI, and IMSI, back to the malicious host.

Symantec has identified several malicious app titles spread out over 3 publishers. They are:

Publisher: iApps7 Inc

  • Counter Elite Force
  • Counter Strike Ground Force
  • CounterStrike Hit Enemy
  • Heart Live Wallpaper
  • Hit Counter Terrorist
  • Stripper Touch girl

Ogre Games

  • Balloon Game
  • Deal & Be Millionaire
  • Wild Man


  • Pretty women lingerie puzzle
  • Sexy Girls Photo Game
  • Sexy Girls Puzzle
  • Sexy Women Puzzle

SOURCE: Symantec

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