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Android.Lockdroid.H

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 16, 2016
Updated:
March 18, 2016 2:25:57 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Android
Android.Lockdroid.H 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: content-gormless.apk
Name: System Update


Installation
Once installed, the application will display a green icon with a white Android logo.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2016 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2016 revision 049
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 23, 2016
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jason Pantig

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