New ransom virus infects Android devices once you get into the infected sites

Apr

26

2016

Revealed Blue Coat Labs Blue Coat Labs company specialized products, networks and digital security, from the spread of malicious software infecting phones and computers tablet operating system Android, it could lead to a breakthrough device once you open the victim’s links Web publishers to attack, and without the need for having installed any applications or any other steps .

The company said that this may be the first time that a loophole install malicious software on a mobile phone without any interaction by the victim to succeed, and added that this attack can install the application malignant in the phone of the victim or his computer tablet silently, and without showing any messages, including the message “permissions of the application,” which usually appear when installing any application on Android.

The JavaScript code running special attack automatically when entering the victim to the site by malignant Android phone versions 4.0 up to 4.3, where they are exploiting a loophole exists within a Linux executive files that reliable Android, in order to be installed to apply the kind of apk. Is a type of virus Trojan horse belongs to ransom Ransomware Virus category.

And trying to malicious software used tricked through its denial of a message issued by the government website as the “Internet police” Cyber.Police the user the illusion that he had recourse to the law while browsing the Internet, and then close the apparatus and prevent him from using it, so they do not show the victim in this case only a single screen ask him to pay $ 200 in my card, “iTunes” worth $ 100 each, in exchange for the reopening of the user’s PC again. Blue Coat believes that this seems strange because iTunes cards traceable by Apple or its partners, while the practice of other software on the ransom demand from the user doing the payment by coins bit Quinn electronic BitCoin that do not allow the future of the trace amount.

The company added that the malicious software that locks your phone only and it does not encrypt the data and files, and thus the user can in the event of injury reached his phone or his computer tablet to the computer and transfer files and then do return phone formatting to factory condition where This is the only way now to get rid of the virus.

The company advised users to update their web browsers on their computers or tablet constantly, to keep the external backup copy of their images and files in the event of having to reset the phone to factory condition if exposed their devices to infection.

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