Detect Date 06/08/2016
Class Trojan-SMS
Platform AndroidOS

Malware of this family detects the user’s mobile operator (Beeline, MegaFon, MTS) and sends an SMS message with information about the device owner (phone number, device model, operating system version) to a short number. This malware is disguised as the EroPlayer app.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Erop family

Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 08 June 2015 to 08 June 2016

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 96.31
2 Ukraine 0.76
3 China 0.36
4 Uzbekistan 0.31
5 Belarus 0.28
6 Italy 0.28
7 Tajikistan 0.25
8 Kazakhstan 0.23
9 India 0.20
10 Germany 0.15

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

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