Detect date
04/25/2018
Class
Trojan
Platform
JS

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: JS

JavaScript (JS) is a prototype-based programming language. JavaScript has traditionally been implemented as an interpreted language. The most common use is in web browsers, where it is used for scripting to add interactivity to web pages.

Description

This family includes programs that are malicious JS-scripts used for mining crypto-currency without the knowledge of the user. The results of the mining go directly into the wallets of criminals.

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

1
Russian Federation
23.53%
2
Indonesia
7.68%
3
India
6.78%
4
Brazil
5.60%
5
Germany
4.13%
6
Vietnam
4.01%
7
France
3.36%
8
United States
3.18%
9
Japan
3.07%
10
Algeria
2.81%

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

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