Android/Damon [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Damon.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 434436 B
Detection Android db version 3.784
Aliases Android:Damon-A.[Trj] (Avast)
  Android.Trojan.Extension.A (BitDefender)
Short description

Android/Damon.A 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.


Android/Damon.A can be found as a repackaged (commonly pirated) legitimate application.


Some examples follow.

Information stealing

The following information is collected:

  • IMEI number
  • IMSI number
  • telephone number
  • operating system version
  • network operator name
  • network parameters
  • user's contacts
  • the list of installed software
  • calls history
  • user location

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

Other information

It can execute the following operations:

  • send SMS
  • open a specific URL address
  • deliver various advertisements to the user's system
  • monitor incomming SMS messages

The trojan can download and install another application package files.


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

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