IT threat evolution Q3 2017.<BR>Statistics” />Q3 figures<br />
According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled <strong>277,646,376 </strong>malicious attacks from online resources located in 185 countries all over the world.<br />
<strong>72,012,219</strong> unique URLs were recognized as malicious by web antivirus components.<br />
Attempted infections by malware that aims to steal money via online access to bank accounts were registered on <strong>204,388</strong> user computers.<br />
Crypto ransomware attacks were blocked on <strong>186283 </strong>computers of unique users.<br />
Kaspersky Lab’s file antivirus detected a total of <strong>198,228,428</strong> unique malicious and potentially unwanted objects.<br />
Kaspersky Lab mobile security products detected:</p>
<p><strong>1,598,196 </strong>malicious installation packages;<br />
<strong>19,748</strong> mobile banking Trojans (installation packages);<br />
<strong>108,073</strong> mobile ransomware Trojans (installation packages).</p>
<p>Mobile threats<br />
Q3 events<br />
The spread of the Asacub banker<br />
In the third quarter, we continued to monitor the activity of the mobile banking Trojan Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Asacub that actively spread via SMS spam. Q3 saw cybercriminals carry out a major campaign to distribute the Trojan, resulting in a tripling of the number of users attacked.<BR><BR>Asacub activity peaked in July, after which there was a decline in the number of attacks: in September we registered almost three times fewer attacked users than in July.<br />
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