Detect Date 01/26/2017
Class Trojan
Platform AndroidOS

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 hidden adware. By taking advantage of superuser rights, the malware can hide in the system folder, making it very difficult to delete.

Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan.AndroidOS.Hiddad family

Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 26 January 2016 to 26 January 2017

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

Country % of users attacked worldwide*
1 Russian Federation 40.33
2 India 11.30
3 USA 4.78
4 Ukraine 3.20
5 Germany 2.84
6 Indonesia 2.13
7 Brazil 1.92
8 Algeria 1.82
9 Kazakhstan 1.58
10 United Kingdom 1.51

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

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