Lavasoft Security Bulletin - April 2016: Top Threats

Top 20 Blocked Malware

Position Ad-Aware detection % of all threats Change in ranking
1 Trojan.HTML.Ramnit.A 6.08% +5.46%
2 Trojan.Agent.BPNG 4.94% new
3 Backdoor.Hupigon.EBE 3.62% new
4 Win32.Ramnit.N 3.13% +2.59%
5 Win32.Ramnit 2.61% +2.07%
6 Gen:Variant.Zusy.187990 2.41% new
7 Trojan.Generic.14824814 2.17% new
8 Win32.Worm.Nimda.O 2.06% new
9 Gen:Variant.Kazy.760581 1.97% new
10 Trojan.Patched.Shopperz.1 1.60% +0.30%
11 Win32.Virtob.Gen.12 1.16% +0.16%
12 JS.TeslaCrypt.1.Gen 1.10% new
13 Trojan.Tdss.6823 1.10% new
14 Trojan.LNK.Gen 1.07% -4.96%
15 Trojan.Generic.1203274 0.99% new
16 Win32.Virtob.3.Gen 0.70% new
17 Win32.Sality.3 0.64% -1.52%
18 Gen:Variant.Kazy.8782 0.59% new
19 Trojan.Script.634883 0.53% new
20 Trojan.Agent.BDQE 0.51% new

The Top 20 malicious programs blocked on PCs

Malware Prevalence Table April 2016

The table below ranks the most prevalent families seen by Malware Lab's analysis systems in April.

Position Ad-Aware detection % of all threats Change in ranking
1 Gen:Adware.BrowseFox.1 41.67% +18.38%
2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.275340 5.27% +0.62%
3 Gen:Variant.Adware.BrowseFox.35 3.74% +0.57%
4 Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DownloadGuide.11 1.82% new
5 Gen:Variant.Barys.51117 1.43% new
6 Trojan.Agent.BPNG 0.86% new
7 Gen:Variant.Zusy.186937 0.76% new
8 Win32.Expiro.Gen.4 0.64% new
9 Gen:Variant.Adware.ConvertAd.69 0.61% -0.34%
10 Gen:Variant.Adware.AddLyrics.39 0.56% -0.18%
11 Adware.BrowseFox.FL 0.56% new
12 Adware.BrowseFox.EY 0.53% -1.48%
13 Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.85 0.45% new
14 Gen:Variant.Zusy.184536 0.43% -0.73%
15 Gen:Variant.Mikey.32503 0.43% new
16 Gen:Variant.Razy.30833 0.43% -0.10%
17 Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.754298 0.40% -0.66%
18 Gen:Variant.Razy.17236 0.34% -0.50%
19 Gen:Variant.Zusy.184778 0.32% -0.21%
20 Adware.Linkury.BD 0.30% new

New malicious programs entered the Top 20

Top20 Potentially Unwanted Programs

Below are the Top 20 Potentially Unwanted Programs blocked by Ad-Aware. 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 Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DownloadGuide.11 18.54% +13.25%
2 Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.Amonetize.61 11.04% +6.68%
3 Gen:Adware.BrowseFox.1 4.79% -3.93%
4 Adware.SwiftBrowse.CH 1.63% -0.95%
5 Adware.Smartbar.V 1.43% new
6 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.275340 1.30% +0.42%
7 Adware.JS.Crossrider.B 1.28% -0.67%
8 Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.85 1.10% new
9 Adware.SwiftBrowse.CX 1.01% new
10 Adware.Goopdate.K 0.95% new
11 Gen:Variant.Adware.ConvertAd.69 0.95% new
12 Adware.JS.Agent.AN 0.68% +0.06%
13 Gen:Variant.Adware.DNSUnlocker.1 0.68% -1.12%
14 Adware.JS.Agent.AM 0.63% -0.30%
15 Application.ChatZum.BrowExt.B 0.62% new
16 Application.BucaApps.BrowExt.H 0.60% -0.58%
17 Adware.Agent.PSO 0.59% -0.33%
18 Application.Spigot.BrowExt.A 0.59% new
19 Adware.Linkey.B 0.54% -0.18%
20 Gen:Application.Imonetize.2 0.54% -0.46%

Top20 PUPs detected on user PCs

Operating Systems

Infections by OS

Geographic Location

Infections by country of origin

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