June 19th, 2014, 14:13 GMT · By Ionut Ilascu
Trojan-downloader impersonating legitimate USSDDualWidget app
Despite the simplicity publicized by various security researchers and the fact that there are solutions to reverse its malicious activity, Simplocker has seen an increase in distribution.
Robert Lipovky, malware researcher at ESET, warns that several variants of the Trojan have been detected, a fact also confirmed
at the beginning of last week by Kaspersky.
However, the researcher points out
that the new modifications have integrated the command for file decryption, which indicates that the ransom was paid by the victim. Also, different sums of money are demanded, in both Ukrainian hryvnias and Russian rubles. Full Article