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July 21, 2020
The June analysis of Dr.Web’s statistics revealed a 113.21% increase in the total number of threats compared to the previous month. The number of unique threats dropped by 24.1%. Adware and malware installers still made up the majority of detected threats. Email traffic was still dominated by the programs that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office programs. In addition, the most common threats still included the Trojan.SpyBot.699 multi-module banking trojan, as well as malicious HTML documents that were distributed as attachments and redirected users to phishing websites.
June showed a decline in the number of user requests to decrypt infected files by 6.55% as compared with May. Trojan.Encoder.26996 was the most active encoder, accounting for 24.71% of all incidents.
The most common threats in June:
In June, Doctor Web’s virus laboratory registered 6.55% less requests to decode files encoded by trojan ransomware than in May.
In June 2020, Doctor Web added 122,679 URLs to the Dr.Web database of non-recommended websites.
|May 2020||June 2020||Dynamics|
|+ 107,082||+ 122,679||+ 14.56%|
The total number of June threats on Android devices decreased by 17.2% as compared to May. Doctor Web malware analysts detected a new malware on the Google Play catalog, including new versions of the Android.HiddenAds adware, as well as multi-functional trojans from the Android.Joker family, which subscribed victims to paid services and ran arbitrary code. Among the detected threats was a new banking trojan named Android.BankBot.733.origin. It downloaded an auxiliary malicious component and attempted to install it via Android Accessibility Service.
The following June events related to mobile malware were the most noteworthy:
Find out more about malicious and unwanted programs for mobile devices in our special overview.
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