Plankton Ad Library for Android Phone com.plankton.device.android.service.AndroidMDKService IMEI Remote Disclosure
Remote / Network Access,
Mobile Phone / Hand-held Device
Loss of Confidentiality
Plankton Ad Library for Android's com.plankton.device.android.service.AndroidMDKService service sends the device's IMEI number to a remote server, thus potentially disclosing it to a remote attacker.
The presence of this software means the host system has been compromised through the presence of the an application using the Plankton Ad Library. The only way to ensure the software, and any other malicious software (malware), is completely removed is to re-install the operating system.