Android/Locker [Threat Name]

Detection created2014-06-30
World activity peak 2015-08-24 (0.94 %)
Short description

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

Installation

The trojan must be downloaded and manually installed.

Information stealing

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


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


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


The trojan contains a list of URLs. The HTTP protocol is used in the communication.


The trojan blocks application execution.

Threat Variants with Description

Threat Variant Name Date Added Threat Type
Android/Locker.B 2014-07-25 trojan

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