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CryptoLocker ransomware moves to Android


Threatpost - (International) A security researcher reported that an Android variant of the CryptoLocker ransomware is being sold by the group responsible for the Reveton ransomware. The ransomware is spread when users visit compromised domains that use social engineering to prompt them to install a malicious APK that contains CryptoLocker.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:09