Malicious LNK files of this family imitate shortcuts for popular browsers. When clicked, they open a page (indicated inside the malicious file) in a browser. Often these pages have names confusingly similar to those of search engines, and redirect users to questionable sites.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan.WinLNK.StartPage family
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky Lab users worldwide attacked by this malware