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Android.Dendoroid

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 4, 2014
Updated:
March 13, 2014 11:26:59 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Dendoroid is a Trojan horse for Android devices that opens a back door, steals information, and may perform other malicious activities on the compromised device.



Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package name: com.parental.control.v4
Version: 1.0
Name: Dendroid


Installation
Once installed, the application will display a green hexagon shaped icon with the Android logo with tree branches on its head.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 4, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 4, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2014 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2014 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised device.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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