Malware of this family uses advertising as its main monetization method. The malware uses different methods to display as many ads as possible to the user, including by installing new adware.
These Trojans can get root privileges in order to hide in the system folder, which makes the Trojans very difficult to remove.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan.AndroidOS.Agent family
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide attacked by this malware