Backdoor.MSIL.Agent

Detect Date 07/01/2016
Class Backdoor
Platform MSIL
Description

Malware in this family enables cybercriminals to control infected computers remotely. These programs are used to create large groups of zombie computers, known as botnets, which are then exploited for malicious purposes without user knowledge. Criminals can use the infected computers to send spam, crack passwords on remote systems, and perform DDoS attacks and other malicious actions.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Backdoor.MSIL.Agent family


Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 01 July 2015 to 01 July 2016

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 11.10
2 USA 9.13
3 Germany 7.21
4 Algeria 6.49
5 India 5.78
6 Vietnam 5.31
7 Brazil 4.79
8 Saudi Arabia 2.80
9 Egypt 2.69
10 Iran 2.69

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