Agent Smith

  1. Indian cybercrime officials has said that the Agent Smith malware is targeted at Indians. Indians constitute the highest number of victims so far.
  2. According to a report by Checkpoint, a private cyber security firm, Agent Smith is believed to have infected over 25 million devices so far.
  3. The Agent Smith malware can replace apps on android phones with malicious versions without the user’s knowledge.
  4. Malware which means malicious software refers to any kind of software that is designed to cause damage to a single computer, server or computer network
  5. It is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive malicious software including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, and ransomware among others.