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Ransom32, a new Filecoder in sight

A new ransomware named Ransom32 poses as Google Chrome and is distinguished from similar threats by its weight.

UPDATED: Simplocker ransomware: New variants spread by Android downloader apps

ESET LiveGrid® telemetry has indicated several new infection vectors used by Android/Simplocker. The “typical” ones revolve around internet porn, or popular games like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

ESET Analyzes Simplocker – First Android File-Encrypting, TOR-enabled Ransomware

Last weekend saw the (somewhat anticipated) discovery of an interesting mobile trojan – the first spotting of a file-encrypting ransomware for Android by our detection engineers.

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