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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.15141
Android.Locker.15142
Android.Locker.15143
Android.Locker.15144
Android.Locker.15145
Android.Locker.15146
Android.Locker.15147
Android.Locker.15148
Android.Locker.15149
Android.Locker.15150
Android.Locker.15151
Android.Locker.15152
Android.Locker.15153
Android.Locker.15154
Android.Locker.15155
Android.Locker.15156
Android.Locker.15157
Android.Locker.15158
Android.Locker.15159
Android.Locker.15160
Android.Locker.15161
Android.Locker.15162
Android.Locker.15163
Android.Locker.15164
Android.Locker.15165
Android.Locker.15166
Android.Locker.15167
Android.Locker.15168
Android.Locker.15169
Android.Locker.15170
Android.Locker.15171
Android.Locker.15172
Android.Locker.15173
Android.Locker.15174
Android.Locker.15175
Android.Locker.15176
Android.Locker.15177
Android.Locker.15178
Android.Locker.15179
Android.Locker.15180
Android.Locker.15181
Android.Locker.15182
Android.Locker.15183
Android.Locker.15184
Android.Locker.15185
Android.Locker.15186
Android.Locker.15187
Android.Locker.15188
Android.Locker.15189
Android.Locker.15190

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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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