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
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky Lab users worldwide attacked by this malware