Posts tagged Lockdroid.E

Lockdroid.E targets Android OS and is distributed through software downloaded from third party app stores. Disguised as a video player app, this variant uses clickjacking to gain administrative privileges on the infected device. It then encrypts data and changes the PIN code so the victim is no longer able to access the device. Additionally, Lockdroid.E threatens to delete all of the victim’s data and publish the victim’s browsing history to contacts stored within the device if the ransom is not paid.

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