Android/Locker [Threat Name] go to Threat

Android/Locker.B [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 657508 B
Detection created Jul 25, 2014
Detection database version 10153
Detection Android db version 1841
Aliases HEUR:Trojan-Ransom.AndroidOS.Aples.a (Kaspersky)
  Android:ScarePackage-A (Avast)
  Android/Aples.A (Avira)
Short description

Android/Locker.B is a trojan that blocks access to the operating system.

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.


The trojan disguises itself as the Flash Player application.

Information stealing

Android/Locker.B is a trojan that steals sensitive information.


The trojan collects the following information:

  • IMEI number
  • country

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

Other information

Android/Locker.B is a trojan that blocks access to the operating system.


The trojan displays the following message:

To regain access to the operating system the user is asked to send information/certain amount of money via the MoneyPak payment service.

The trojan acquires data and commands from a remote computer or the Internet.


The trojan contains a URL address. The HTTP protocol is used.


The trojan blocks application execution.

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