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An analysis of the technologies used by cybercriminals allows us to draw conclusions about the virus industry’s possible vectors of development and more effectively confront future threats. You, too, can learn what actions various malicious programs take in infected systems and how to withstand them.

Android.Locker in virus library:

A family of ransomware Trojans for Android.

Different modifications of these malicious programs can lock the device displaying a warning about some violation of law. To unlock the device, the user has to pay a ransom. If the user attempts to close the warning message or to exit to main menu, the message reappears preventing the user from operating the device in a usual way.

More dangerous modifications of Android.Locker run a search for user files stored on an SD card (for example, graphics files with .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .bmp, .gif extensions, text files with .pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt extensions, video files with avi, .mkv, .3gp extensions) and encrypt them. Then Trojans demand a ransom to unlock these files.

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If you have encountered the first modification of these Trojans, it is recommended to reboot the device in safe mode (see User Manual) and to remove the malware manually or using Dr.Web for Android.

Android.Locker in virus library:

Android.Locker.11170
Android.Locker.11171
Android.Locker.11172
Android.Locker.11173
Android.Locker.11174
Android.Locker.11175
Android.Locker.11176
Android.Locker.11177
Android.Locker.11178
Android.Locker.11179
Android.Locker.11180
Android.Locker.11181
Android.Locker.11182
Android.Locker.11183
Android.Locker.11184
Android.Locker.11185
Android.Locker.11186
Android.Locker.11187
Android.Locker.11188
Android.Locker.11189
Android.Locker.11190
Android.Locker.11191
Android.Locker.11192
Android.Locker.11193
Android.Locker.11194
Android.Locker.11195
Android.Locker.11196
Android.Locker.11197
Android.Locker.11198
Android.Locker.11199
Android.Locker.11200
Android.Locker.11201
Android.Locker.11202
Android.Locker.11203
Android.Locker.11204
Android.Locker.11205
Android.Locker.11206
Android.Locker.11207
Android.Locker.11208
Android.Locker.11209
Android.Locker.11210
Android.Locker.11211
Android.Locker.11212
Android.Locker.11213
Android.Locker.11214
Android.Locker.11215
Android.Locker.11216
Android.Locker.11217
Android.Locker.11218
Android.Locker.11219

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Vulnerabilities for Android

According to statistics, every fifth program for Android contains a vulnerability (or, in other words, a "loophole") that lets cybercriminals successfully introduce Trojans onto mobile devices and manipulate them into doing whatever actions they need them to.

Dr.Web Security Auditor for Android diagnoses and analyses a mobile device’s security and offers solutions to address security problems and vulnerabilities.

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