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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.12410
Android.Locker.12411
Android.Locker.12412
Android.Locker.12413
Android.Locker.12414
Android.Locker.12415
Android.Locker.12416
Android.Locker.12417
Android.Locker.12418
Android.Locker.12419
Android.Locker.12420
Android.Locker.12421
Android.Locker.12422
Android.Locker.12423
Android.Locker.12424
Android.Locker.12425
Android.Locker.12426
Android.Locker.12427
Android.Locker.12428
Android.Locker.12429
Android.Locker.12430
Android.Locker.12431
Android.Locker.12432
Android.Locker.12433
Android.Locker.12434
Android.Locker.12435
Android.Locker.12436
Android.Locker.12437
Android.Locker.12438
Android.Locker.12439
Android.Locker.12440
Android.Locker.12441
Android.Locker.12442
Android.Locker.12443
Android.Locker.12444
Android.Locker.12445
Android.Locker.12446
Android.Locker.12447
Android.Locker.12448
Android.Locker.12449
Android.Locker.12450
Android.Locker.12451
Android.Locker.12452
Android.Locker.12453
Android.Locker.12454
Android.Locker.12455
Android.Locker.12456
Android.Locker.12457
Android.Locker.12458
Android.Locker.12459

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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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