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Detect Date 12/12/2018
Class Trojan-Banker
Platform Win32

This family consists of malware that is used for downloading other malware (“bankers”) to a victim’s device. The Emotet malware is distributed mostly by means of phishing email that contains either links to malicious sites, or malicious attachments (PDF or Microsoft Word documents). The PDF documents contain links to malicious sites, and the Microsoft Word documents contain malicious macros and instructions on how to enable these macros.

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Germany 30.77
2 United States 22.53
3 India 16.57
4 Russian Federation 14.39
5 China 13.81
6 Mexico 13.79
7 Italy 12.49
8 Poland 6.40
9 United Kingdom 6.30
10 Brazil 5.75

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

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