Trojan-Spy.AndroidOS.SmsThief

Detect Date 09/29/2015
Class Trojan-Spy
Platform AndroidOS
Description

These malicious programs allow for remote management of the mobile device on which they are installed. In addition, these programs intercept incoming SMS messages and steal other user data on the mobile device.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan-Spy.AndroidOS.SmsThief family

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Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 31 July 2014 to 3 August 2015

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russia 71.65
2 China 8.67
3 Bangladesh 6.63
4 USA 3.46
5 India 1.82
6 Ukraine 0.89
7 Vietnam 0.71
8 Kazakhstan 0.56
9 Iran 0.42
10 Myanmar 0.36

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