Scary new Android malware holds your data hostage and demands a ransom

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When several Android users began wishing that some iOS features would make their way over to the Android platform, we sincerely doubt that this is what they had in mind. We recently told you about a scary new scam being pulled by hackers who found a way to take iPhones hostage and remotely lock users out unless they agreed to pay a ransom. Well it looks like some enterprising hackers have now taken things to the next level and found a new way to automate the process on Android devices.

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Author: jdrch

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