Malware in this family shows a fake window to the user, imitating the installation process of a legitimate app. During the fake installation, the malware secretly sends SMS messages to premium-rate short numbers.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakeInst family
Geographical distribution of detections during the period from 31 July 2014 to 03 August 2015
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage of all unique Kaspersky users attacked by this malware