Trojan-SMS.SymbOS.Agent

Detect Date 07/06/2016
Class Trojan-SMS
Platform SymbOS
Description

These malicious programs send SMS messages to premium-rate short numbers from infected mobile devices without the user’s knowledge. This malware may be disguised as a “harmless” app.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan-SMS.SymbOS.Agent family


Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 06 July 2015 to 06 July 2016

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 67.91
2 Kazakhstan 7.87
3 Ukraine 5.45
4 China 3.37
5 Azerbaijan 2.94
6 Uzbekistan 2.34
7 India 1.82
8 Belarus 1.64
9 Germany 1.47
10 Kyrgyzstan 1.30

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