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Android.Lockdroid.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 29, 2014
Updated:
August 6, 2015 3:24:43 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Lockdroid.E is a Trojan horse for Android devices that locks the screen and displays a ransom demand on the compromised device.




Android package file

The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:
  • Package name: com.android.x5a807058
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Name: PornDroid

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with the text "Porn Droid".



For more information, see our blog:
The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2014 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 27, 2017 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 28, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2014
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Writeup By: Sundar R

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