Backdoor:Android/Damon.A, Trojan-Downloader:Android/Damon.A


Backdoor:Android/Damon allows a remote attacker to take control and perform various actions on the affected device.


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Technical Details

Damon.A is a backdoor program that circulates in a third party Android app market in China. It is dropped onto a device by a downloader program of the same name, which was injected into a clean application to mask its malicious identity.

Damon.A allows the attacker to take control of the device and perform these activities from a remote location:

  • Collect device information
    • Call logs
    • Contacts
    • International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number
    • International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number
    • Locations
  • Intercept phone calls
  • Intercept SMS messages
  • Make phone calls
  • Send logs to attacker
  • Send out SMS messages
  • Restart itself
  • Upgrade itself
  • Visit website

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