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Simplocker ransom Trojan returns with more dangerous encryption

John E Dunn | Feb. 12, 2015
Now harder to beat

Simplocker-AA, to use its full name, appears to have been detected by Slovakian firm ESET in very small numbers as far back as October but the number of victims has stepped up since then.

Probably the most notable mobile ransom attack to date in the US was the Koler Trojan which used a wormlike design to spread quite rapidly to a few thousand subscribers last October.

 

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