Archive for the ‘android ransomware’ Category

Decompiled SLocker Android Ransomware Source Code Published Online

July 24th, 2017

Bad news for Android users — Decompiled source code of for one of the oldest mobile and popular Android ransomware families has been published online, making it available for cyber criminals who can use it to develop more customised and advanced variants of Android ransomware.

Decompiled source code for the SLocker android ransomware, which saw a six-fold increase in the number of new

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New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

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New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

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Android Ransomware now targets your Smart TV, Too!

June 15th, 2016

Do you own a Smartwatch, Smart TV, Smart fridge, or any Internet-connected smart device?

If your answer is yes, then you need to know the latest interest of the cyber criminals in the field of Internet of Things.

Ransomware!

After targeting hospitals, universities, and businesses, Ransomware has started popping up on Smart TV screens.

A new version of the Frantic Locker (better known as

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