Published Feb 21, 2012 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:AndroidOS/Plankton.gen!A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: HEUR:Trojan.AndroidOS.Plangton.a (Kaspersky) Adware.Startapp.origin (Dr.Web) Android/Plankton.H trojan (ESET) Andr/NewyearL-B (Sophos)

Summary

Trojan:AndroidOS/Plankton.gen!A is a trojan that affects mobile devices running the Android operating system. It may arrive as part of repackaged Android apps and downloaded from third-party Android app markets. It changes the device's settings, and steals information stored in the device.

Install antivirus software for your mobile device. For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
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