Threat Description

Backdoor:​Android/Dendroid.A

Details

Aliases:Backdoor:​Android/Dendroid.A, Android.Dendoroid
Category:Malware
Type:Backdoor
Platform:Android

Summary



Backdoor:Android/Dendroid.A is a malware construction kit that automates and simplifies the process of creating Android trojans.



Removal



F-Secure's Mobile Security product automatically blocks installation of this program.



Technical Details



Backdoor:Android/Dendroid.A is a utility program created for use by malware authors to automate production of malware. The toolkit reportedly allows its users to specify the features they want the malware product to have, including such actions as intercepting SMS messages, recording video and audio input, running an app and calling a phone number.

The toolkit also reportedly includes anti-emulation code intended to help keep the malware it produces from being flagged by the Bouncer security system used by Google Play Store to screen apps for malicious behavior. For more information, see:






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