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Android.Lockscreen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 23, 2015
Updated:
March 24, 2015 11:05:44 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Lockscreen is a Trojan horse for Android devices that locks the compromised device from use.



Android package file
The Trojan may arrive as a package with the following characteristics:

Package name:
Nero.lockphone
Version number: 1.0

Installation
Once installed, the application will display an icon with a picture of a red-haired boy on a bicycle.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 23, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 28, 2016 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 23, 2015 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 28, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 25, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yusuke Kudo

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