Detect date
09/29/2016
Class
Trojan-Downloader
Platform
AndroidOS

Parent class: TrojWare

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions which are not authorized by the user: they delete, block, modify or copy data, and they disrupt the performance of computers or computer networks. Unlike viruses and worms, the threats that fall into this category are unable to make copies of themselves or self-replicate. Trojans are classified according to the type of action they perform on an infected computer.

Class: Trojan-Downloader

Programs classified as Trojan-Downloader download and install new versions of malicious programs, including Trojans and AdWare, on victim computers. Once downloaded from the Internet, the programs are launched or included on a list of programs which will run automatically when the operating system boots up. Information about the names and locations of the programs which are downloaded are in the Trojan code, or are downloaded by the Trojan from an Internet resource (usually a web page). This type of malicious program is frequently used in the initial infection of visitors to websites which contain exploits.

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Platform: AndroidOS

Android is an open-source operating system developed by Google for mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and watches. Based on a Linux kernel and the Dalvik virtual machine (older versions) / Android Runtime environment (newer versions).

Description

Malware of this family downloads other malware or advertising systems. After such programs are downloaded from the Internet, they are run on the device.

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

1
Russian Federation
31.48%
2
India
14.44%
3
Indonesia
3.70%
4
Algeria
3.56%
5
Bangladesh
3.36%
6
Ukraine
2.88%
7
Iran
1.84%
8
Vietnam
1.82%
9
Malaysia
1.76%
10
Germany
1.73%
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide attacked by this malware

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