Detect date
05/11/2017
Class
Trojan
Platform
AndroidOS

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

A malicious program designed to electronically spy on the user’s activities (intercept keyboard input, take screenshots, capture a list of active applications, etc.). The collected information is sent to the cybercriminal by various means, including email, FTP, and HTTP (by sending data in a request).

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Platform: AndroidOS

Android is an open-source operating system developed by Google for mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and watches. Based on a Linux kernel and the Dalvik virtual machine (older versions) / Android Runtime environment (newer versions).

Description

Applications of this family periodically show advertising and try to install applications when commanded by a server. They also try to get superuser rights on the device in order to stealthily install downloaded applications.

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

1
Russian Federation
25.02%
2
India
16.82%
3
Indonesia
4.40%
4
Mexico
3.38%
5
Ukraine
3.08%
6
Bangladesh
2.88%
7
Algeria
2.40%
8
Brazil
2.39%
9
Philippines
2.22%
10
Iran
1.77%
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide attacked by this malware

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