Due to the appearance of a great amount of new extortion viruses, which like only Android devices, hackers have estimated a new way how to earn. Almost all malwares that spread are working on the same pattern: after the launch, Trojan locks the device and gets a message about money transfer to unlock. This is a very clear example of fraud.
Nevertheless this virus, found by Dr.Web experts, is more functional: except locking the device and message payment, he immediately puts a password on unlock screen using a simple system diagram. In addition, Trojan sends all kinds of messages that can lead to large financial losses.Read more
The problem is that Trojan shows advertising to users and at the same time reads the information from the computer. Experts have found a new threat from Trojans, marked Trojan.Mayachok 18831, it extends with the help of e-mail sending.
After starting on the infected device, Trojan.Mayachok 18831 verifies presence of the duplicate at which identification ceases to function in system. Moreover, malware makes search of active anti-virus programs and sends found information to the server of malefactors. Then Trojan obtains data on the house folder of the Windows user, tries to read the configuration file which was created earlier. If the attempt isn’t successful, it will start using its own installations.Read more