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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.14449
Android.Locker.14450
Android.Locker.14451
Android.Locker.14452
Android.Locker.14453
Android.Locker.14454
Android.Locker.14455
Android.Locker.14456
Android.Locker.14457
Android.Locker.14458
Android.Locker.14459
Android.Locker.14460
Android.Locker.14461
Android.Locker.14462
Android.Locker.14463
Android.Locker.14464
Android.Locker.14465
Android.Locker.14466
Android.Locker.14467
Android.Locker.14468
Android.Locker.14469
Android.Locker.14470
Android.Locker.14471
Android.Locker.14473
Android.Locker.14474
Android.Locker.14475
Android.Locker.14476
Android.Locker.14477
Android.Locker.14478
Android.Locker.14479
Android.Locker.14480
Android.Locker.14481
Android.Locker.14482
Android.Locker.14483
Android.Locker.14484
Android.Locker.14485
Android.Locker.14486
Android.Locker.14487
Android.Locker.14488
Android.Locker.14489
Android.Locker.14490
Android.Locker.14491
Android.Locker.14492
Android.Locker.14493
Android.Locker.14494
Android.Locker.14495
Android.Locker.14496
Android.Locker.14497
Android.Locker.14498
Android.Locker.14499

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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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