Detect date
01/26/2017
Class
Trojan
Platform
WinLNK

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: WinLNK

A file with the LNK extension is a Windows shortcut to a file, program, or folder.

Description

Malware of this family contains links for downloading malicious files, or the path for launching a different malicious executable file, designed to destroy, block, modify, or copy data, as well as interfere with the operation of computers or computer networks.

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

1
India
13.70%
2
Algeria
10.06%
3
Vietnam
7.20%
4
Bangladesh
4.30%
5
Mexico
3.48%
6
Brazil
3.09%
7
Kazakhstan
2.81%
8
Morocco
2.33%
9
Saudi Arabia
2.26%
10
Kenya
2.22%
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide attacked by this malware

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

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