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Trojan on Google Play and a dangerous ransomware Android Trojan: October 2017 mobile virus activity review

October 27, 2017

Doctor Web presents its overview of malware detected on mobile devices in October 2017. In the past month, Google Play was found to be the home of a Trojan that allowed cybercriminals to use infected Android devices as proxy servers. In addition, in October the mass media published information on an Android ransomware Trojan that changed the lock screen PIN codes of smartphones and tablets, encrypted user files, and demanded ransom.

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