Detect date
04/18/2016
Class
Trojan-Spy
Platform
MSIL

Parent class: TrojWare

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions which are not authorized by the user: they delete, block, modify or copy data, and they disrupt the performance of computers or computer networks. Unlike viruses and worms, the threats that fall into this category are unable to make copies of themselves or self-replicate. Trojans are classified according to the type of action they perform on an infected computer.

Class: Trojan-Spy

Trojan-Spy programs are used to spy on a user’s actions (to track data entered by keyboard, make screen shots, retrieve a list of running applications, etc.) The harvested information is then transmitted to the malicious user controlling the Trojan. Email, FTP, the web (including data in a request) and other methods can be used to transmit the data.

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Platform: MSIL

The Common Intermediate Language (formerly known as Microsoft Intermediate Language, or MSIL) is an intermediate language developed by Microsoft for the .NET Framework. CIL code is generated by all Microsoft .NET compilers in Microsoft Visual Studio (Visual Basic .NET, Visual C++, Visual C#, and others).

Description

Malware of this family intercepts and records keystrokes made by the user on the keyboard. This information is then sent to a web server or email address of the cybercriminal.

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

1 India 32.29
2 Vietnam 13.79
3 Russian Federation 7.01
4 Algeria 3.68
5 Germany 2.93
6 USA 2.44
7 Nepal 1.67
8 Saudi Arabia 1.65
9 Turkey 1.56
10 Brazil 1.49
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide who were attacked by this malware

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Find out the statistics of the vulnerabilities spreading in your region on statistics.securelist.com

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