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Android.Loozfon

Aug 20, 2012

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Android.Loozfon is a Trojan horse for Android devices that steals information from the compromised device.

The threat Android.Loozfon was discovered by Symantec Security Response Threat Severity Assessment on August 19, 2012 and was classified as Trojan.

Initial Daily Certified version of virus definitions for Norton security products was released on August 19, 2012 revision 007. It should be noted that users with the older versions of Norton Internet Security are limited to Daily LiveUpdate definitions. For more information, go to the page where the are described virus definitions available for Norton products.

Android.Loozfon Threat Assessment
ComponentSeverity
Wild LevelLow
Number of Infections0 - 49
Number of Sites0 - 2
Geographical DistributionLow
Threat ContainmentEasy
RemovalEasy
Damage LevelMedium
Distribution LevelLow


According to the Symantec Threat Severity Assessment, overall risk of Android.Loozfon is now categorized as «Very Low» — poses little threat to users; rarely even makes headlines; no reports in the wild. Read more about Threat Severity Assessment.

This threat affect the following operating systems:
  • Android

More information about Android.Loozfon, you can find on the official site of Symantec Corporation, where in addition to useful information you can find technical details and removal instructions: www.symantec.com

It is also recommended to read the article Network security threats, where you can find a brief description and explanation of the most dangerous security threats plus a few simple tips on how to protect your personal computer from them.

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