Dendroid is an Android remote access tool (RAT) primarily targeting Western countries. The RAT was available for purchase for $300 and came bundled with a utility to inject the RAT into legitimate applications.[1]

ID: S0301
Platforms: Android
Version: 2.0
Created: 25 October 2017
Last Modified: 24 October 2022

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Mobile T1429 Audio Capture

Dendroid can record audio and outgoing calls.[1]

Mobile T1533 Data from Local System

Dendroid can collect the device’s photos, browser history, bookmarks, and accounts stored on the device.[1]

Mobile T1417 .002 Input Capture: GUI Input Capture

Dendroid can open a dialog box to ask the user for passwords.[1]

Mobile T1655 .001 Masquerading: Match Legitimate Name or Location

Dendroid can be bound to legitimate applications prior to installation on devices.[1]

Mobile T1636 .004 Protected User Data: SMS Messages

Dendroid can intercept SMS messages.[1]

Mobile T1582 SMS Control

Dendroid can send and block SMS messages.[1]

Mobile T1512 Video Capture

Dendroid can take photos and record videos.[1]

Mobile T1633 .001 Virtualization/Sandbox Evasion: System Checks

Dendroid can detect if it is being ran on an emulator.[1]