Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakeInst

Detect Date 08/20/2015
Class Trojan-SMS
Platform AndroidOS
Description

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

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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)

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 57.33
2 Vietnam 5.23
3 China 3.78
4 Malaysia 3.49
5 Brazil 3.27
6 Italy 2.81
7 Poland 2.63
8 Kazakhstan 2.61
9 Ukraine 2.50
10 Spain 2.27

* Percentage of all unique Kaspersky users attacked by this malware