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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.14500
Android.Locker.14501
Android.Locker.14502
Android.Locker.14503
Android.Locker.14504
Android.Locker.14505
Android.Locker.14506
Android.Locker.14507
Android.Locker.14508
Android.Locker.14509
Android.Locker.14510
Android.Locker.14511
Android.Locker.14512
Android.Locker.14513
Android.Locker.14514
Android.Locker.14515
Android.Locker.14516
Android.Locker.14517
Android.Locker.14518
Android.Locker.14519
Android.Locker.14520
Android.Locker.14521
Android.Locker.14522
Android.Locker.14523
Android.Locker.14524
Android.Locker.14525
Android.Locker.14526
Android.Locker.14527
Android.Locker.14528
Android.Locker.14529
Android.Locker.14530
Android.Locker.14531
Android.Locker.14532
Android.Locker.14533
Android.Locker.14534
Android.Locker.14535
Android.Locker.14536
Android.Locker.14537
Android.Locker.14538
Android.Locker.14539
Android.Locker.14540
Android.Locker.14541
Android.Locker.14542
Android.Locker.14543
Android.Locker.14544
Android.Locker.14545
Android.Locker.14546
Android.Locker.14547
Android.Locker.14548
Android.Locker.14549

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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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