Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Acecard

Detect Date 06/28/2016
Class Trojan-Banker
Platform AndroidOS
Description

Malware of this family monitors the applications that are running on a device. When a banking application is detected, for example, it is covered by a fraudulent window that displays HTML code received from a command server. In most cases, the window asks the user to enter bank card details.

In addition, the Trojan has the following additional capabilities:

  • Intercept and spoof SMS messages.
  • Obtain GPS coordinates.
  • Intercept calls.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Acecard family

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Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 28 June 2015 to 28 June 2016

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Germany 28.36
2 Australia 17.23
3 Russian Federation 14.81
4 Turkey 8.11
5 Poland 5.72
6 USA 4.54
7 Austria 2.88
8 France 2.84
9 United Kingdom 2.18
10 Spain 1.56

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