Hoax.Script.Scaremail

Detect Date 02/17/2020
Class Hoax
Platform Script
Description

This family includes blackmail email messages that compel the user to pay for the non-disclosure of user’s confidential data, although the intruders do not have this data.

Geographical distribution of attacks by Hoax.Script.Scaremail family
Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 17 February 2019 to 17 February 2020

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

  Country Percentage of users*
1 Mexico 14.98
2 Spain 11.37
3 Vietnam 9.64
4 Germany 7.97
5 Japan 6.85
6 Italy 4.16
7 Colombia 3.47
8 Russian Federation 3.20
9 Switzerland 2.97
10 Argentina 2.69

* Percentage of all unique Kaspersky users worldwide who have been attacked by this malware