Self-spreading malware of this family can perform the following actions without the user’s knowledge:
These malicious programs spread independently by sending phishing SMS messages to the user’s entire contact list, with a link to the malware executable file.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Worm.AndroidOS.Posms family
Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 31 July 2014 to 3 August 2015
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide who were attacked by this malware