Adware.Win32.OpenCandy

Detect Date 01/16/2017
Class Adware
Platform Win32
Description

Adware of this family is installed on a PC during the process of installing other software. It can change the start page and install plug-ins for certain browsers. It also collects and transmits various marketing-related information about the user.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the AdWare.Win32.OpenCandy family


Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 16 January 2016 to 16 January 2017

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 32.60
2 India 7.16
3 Germany 5.72
4 Brazil 3.79
5 Ukraine 3.14
6 USA 2.98
7 France 2.58
8 Italy 2.20
9 Vietnam 2.15
10 Algeria 1.93

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