Backdoor.Win32.Generic

Detect Date 04/12/2016
Class Backdoor
Platform Win32
Description

Malware in this family enables cybercriminals to control infected computers remotely. These programs can be used by criminals to create large groups of zombie computers (botnets), which are then used for malicious purposes without the user’s knowledge. Criminals can use the infected computers to send spam, crack passwords on remote systems, and perform DoS attacks and other malicious actions.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Backdoor.Win32.Generic family

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Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 1 March 2015 to 1 March 2016

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 18.98
2 Vietnam 10.87
3 India 8.47
4 China 6.61
5 Ukraine 4.28
6 Brazil 4.13
7 Taiwan 3.12
8 Germany 3.07
9 Algeria 2.61
10 Turkey 2.54

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