Promise of ‘higher profits’ sees US targeted by Android PIN-locking ransomware

You get infected, it’s a factory reset, sorry

Android PIN-locking ransomware, which – unbeknown to the user – changes a device’s login code, is targeting mobile phone users in North America, leaving victims with a locked screen and a demand for $500.…

from The Register – Security http://ift.tt/1LZe0Bt

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s