Android/Plankton [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Plankton.I [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 314964 b
Detection created Feb 02, 2013
Signature database version 7962
Signature Android db version 3.767
Short description

Android/Plankton.I is a trojan that steals sensitive information. The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.

Information stealing

Android/Plankton.I is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The following information is collected:

  • IMEI number
  • country
  • display resolution
  • device model
  • SDK value
  • manufacturer of the product/hardware

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Other information

The trojan acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.


The trojan contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used.


It can execute the following operations:

  • add/delete records in bookmarks list
  • add records into shortcuts list
  • send gathered information

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