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New software nasty encrypts Android PHONE files and demands a ransom

2014/06/04

The Register - (International) Researchers at ESET identified a new piece of Android ransomware known as Android/Simplocker that encrypts victims' data and demands a ransom via the MoneXy service. The malware is controlled by a command and control server hosted within the TOR network.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/04/android_simplocker_file_scrambling_ransomware/

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