Malicious programs in this family are used by cybercriminals to install additional software on the infected computer.
The malicious program copies its executable file to a temporary folder on the user’s computer and modifies the operating system registry, enabling the malware to run automatically after the user logs in to the system. The malware decrypts itself, performs extraction from its resources section, and launches other malicious programs.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan.Win32.Reconyc family
Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 24 July 2014 to 27 July 2015
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky Lab users worldwide who were attacked by this malware