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Android Ransomware Targets Russians and Ukrainians

10
Jun
2014

Data encrypting malware is attempting to gain a foothold in the mobile device sector as security researchers find and analyze the first Trojan for Android that can hold files hostage for ransom.Today, Kaspersky Lab presented a report of their analysis of the first encryption Trojan intended for Android devices.Detected as Trojan-Ransom.AndroidOS.Pletor.a by the Kaspersky product, the threat acts in a similar fashion as its counterpart for Windows: after infecting the system it scans for speci…

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