Intercepts incoming SMS messages and terminates the process of their transmission to handlers of other applications.
Modified file system:
Creates the following files:
Executes next shell scripts:
Uses administrator priveleges.
Gains access to telephone information (number, imei, etc.).
Gains access to information about active device administrators.
Gains access to information about running applications.
Adds tasks to the system scheduler.
Displays its own windows over windows of other applications.
If the mobile device is operating normally, download and install Dr.Web for Android Light. Run a full system scan and follow recommendations to neutralize the detected threats.
If the mobile device has been locked by Android.Locker ransomware (the message on the screen tells you that you have broken some law or demands a set ransom amount; or you will see some other announcement that prevents you from using the handheld normally), do the following:
Load your smartphone or tablet in the safe mode (depending on the operating system version and specifications of the particular mobile device involved, this procedure can be performed in various ways; seek clarification from the user guide that was shipped with the device, or contact its manufacturer);
Once you have activated safe mode, install the Dr.Web для Android Light onto the infected handheld and run a full scan of the system; follow the steps recommended for neutralizing the threats that have been detected;