Lavasoft Security Bulletin - February 2014: Top Threats

Top20 Blocked Malware

Position Ad-Aware detection % of all threats Change in ranking
1 Win32.Trojan.Agent 81.93% +1.83%
2 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT 8.44% +0.34%
3 Virus.VBS.Ramnit.a 1.00% +0.34%
4 Trojan.Win32.Qhost.apd 0.73% new
5 Malware.JS.Generic 0.57% -2.77%
6 Virus.Win32.Sality.ah 0.53% +0.38%
7 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra 0.43% -0.04%
8 Virus.Win32.Sality.at 0.35% +0.12%
9 Virus.Win32.Virut.ce 0.27% new
10 Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.ik 0.25% new
11 Virus.Win32.Ramnit.a 0.23% new
12 Worm.LNK.Jenxcus.aha 0.22% -0.04%
13 Worm.Win32.Katar.a 0.22% new
14 HackTool.Win32.Keygen 0.21% -0.02%
15 Virus.Win32.Virut.a 0.20% new
16 Virus.Win32.Ramnit.b 0.20% new
17 Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0 0.17% -0.09%
18 Trojan.Win32.Jpgiframe 0.17% -0.02%
19 INF.Autorun 0.17% new
20 Trojan.Win32.Ramnit.c 0.14% 0.00%

The Top 20 malicious programs blocked on PCs

Malware Prevalence Table - Febuary 2014

The table below ranks the most prevalent families seen in February.

Position Ad-Aware detection % of all threats Change in ranking
1 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT 33.33% -2.64%
2 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.LoadMoney.u 8.42% -4.53%
3 Virus.Win32.Expiro.gen 7.65% +2.36%
4 Virus.Win32.Virut.ce 8.87% +1.46%
5 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra 2.33% +0.85%
6 Trojan.Win32.DelfInject.m 0.69% +0.39%
7 Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0 0.47% -0.29%
8 Trojan.HTML.Ransomware.b 0.41% -0.46%
9 Adware.OutBrowse 0.40% new
10 Adware.Adpopup 0.33% new
11 Trojan.Win32.DotNet.c 0.27% +0.02%
12 Adware.MultiToolbar 0.26% new
13 Worm.Win32.Downad.Gen 0.26% new
14 Adware.TSUploader 0.23% new
15 Exploit.JS.Obfuscator.a 0.22% new
16 Backdoor.Win32.Spammy.gf 0.22% new
17 Vittalia Installer 0.22% new
18 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Wauchos.la 0.21% -0.02%
19 Trojan.Win32.Kryptik.bnre 0.21% new
20 Trojan.MSIL.Bladabindi.agxy 0.20% +0.01%

New malicious programs entering the Top 20

“FBI” ransomware is locking you “to prove you are human”.

Ransomware (MD5: 677ae8f22fae1774b9a8e5f836145cf9) is detected by Ad-Aware as Gen:Heur.MSIL.Krypt.2

The Fake-AV “Desktop Security” dated by 2010 is still on duty and finds malware on clean computers.

Fake AV (MD5: 5d5a2cfcb887124439c5c0c8165b7a4c) is detected by Ad-Aware as Trojan.Generic.4721331

Top20 Potentially Unwanted Programs

Below are the Top20 Potentially Unwanted Programs blocked by Ad-Aware on user’s PCs. These are advertising software, browser toolbars, search engines and other programs which change browser start pages and other system settings.

Position Ad-Aware detection % of all threats Change in ranking
1 Conduit 22.85% -2.52%
2 MyWebSearch 16.53% +0.51%
3 Adware.JS.Conduit 10.60% -2.85%
4 Win32.PUP.Bandoo 8.51% +0.67%
5 Adware.SaveSense 4.57% new
6 Adware.Linkury 4.24% -0.77%
7 Win32.Adware.Agent 3.48% +2.60%
8 Win32.Toolbar.Iminent 2.00% -0.21%
9 Crossrider 1.62% -0.40%
10 Adware.Agent 1.40% -0.89%
11 Iminent 1.27% -0.94%
12 Adware.DealPly 1.21% -1.11%
13 InstallCore 1.11% -0.47%
14 SweetIM 1.09% -0.22%
15 Opencandy 1.04% +0.14%
16 DomaIQ 0.95% +0.11%
17 Amonetize 0.94% -0.04%
18 CoolMirage Ltd 0.83% -0.02%
19 InstallCore.b 0.61% new
20 Besttoolbars 0.58% -0.15%

Top20 PUPs detected on user’s PC

Operating Systems

Infections by OS

Geographic Location

Infections by country of origin

We will keep investigating the epidemiological situation in the world and informing our readers about new malicious code samples in the next Lavasoft Security Bulletin.

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