Android/Plankton [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Plankton.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 373765 B
Detection Android db version 3.109
Aliases Trojan.AndroidOS.Plangton.a (Kaspersky)
  Trojan:AndroidOS/Plankton.A (Microsoft)
  Android.Tonclank (Symantec)
Short description

Android/Plankton.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.

Information stealing

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


The following information is collected:

  • network adapter information
  • information about the operating system and system settings
  • display resolution
  • device model
  • manufacturer of the product/hardware
  • SDK value

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


The trojan contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.

Other information

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


It can execute the following operations:

  • terminate running processes
  • add/delete records in history list
  • add/delete records in shortcuts list
  • add/delete records in bookmarks list
  • send files to a remote computer

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