Crypto Based Ransomware Now On Android

A new trojan called Android/Simplocker has been found in the wild. The new malware encrypts your files on your Android device and demands payment like other crypto ransomware. The malware appears to be a nascent and more a proof of concept than actual production payload. According to researchers the malware was in an application called “Sex Xionix” which is not available in the Google Play store. More information can be found at Sophos http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/06/06/cryptolocker-wannabe-simplelocker-android/

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