Backdoor.AndroidOS.Kresoc

Publication Date 05/11/2017
Class Backdoor
Platform AndroidOS
Description

Applications of this family collect information about the user’s phone calls and text messages. They also may collect other information. When a special text message is received, they perform various commands with superuser rights. Applications of this family generally have a wide range of tools for logging user actions and remotely running commands with superuser rights.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Backdoor.AndroidOS.Kresoc family


Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 11 May 2016 to 11 May 2017

Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 15.92
2 USA 11.94
3 Germany 6.97
4 France 6.47
5 Italy 5.47
6 India 4.23
7 United Kingdom 4.23
8 Turkey 3.48
9 Indonesia 2.24
10 United Arab Emirates 2.24

* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky Lab users worldwide attacked by this malware