Android users faced with a new virus-the extortioner


Пользователи Android столкнулись с новым вирусом-вымогателемThe program locks the screen gadgets.

Experts first detected encoder for mobile devices based on Android, which locks the screen and demands a ransom. As stated in the press release from the company ESET, prednisnoe software called DoubleLocker works on the basis of the virus, which stole the banking information of victims.

However, new malware is not interested in financial information on the device and encrypts the data and can change the PIN code of the smartphone or tablet.

The spread of dangerous software takes place under the guise of renovation or activate Adobe Flash Player on fake sites. Once on the device, DoubleLocker has the necessary permissions under the guise of inclusion about Google Play Service.

For the removal of the block with a gadget attackers require 0,0130 bitcoin and otherwise threaten a day later to destroy all the data.


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