Official avast! Forum Has Been Hacked!
Unfortunately this is no joke! avast! has informed yesterday (26th of May, 2014) on a…
We have recently informed you about the wide ransomware attack called CryptoLocker and GameOver Zeus. That attack had been targeting Windows computers only.
However ransomware – the type of malware which locks your computer/device and usually asks you to pay for unlock, found it’s way also to get on the Android phones/tables.
Luckily AVAST developed a very simple and free application called avast! Ransomware Removal, which can remove the virus and unlocks your device without paying for anything.
For Free From Google Play
avast! Ransomware Removal specifically removes CryptoLocker and Simplocker viruses. But please note it only removes them. If you are looking for a prevention against them, you should get the avast! Free Mobile Security.
avast! Ransomware Removal – Don’t Pay a Ransom, Unlock Your Device for Free
Since you are not able to use the infected device, you have to use any other device to install the avast! Ransomware Removal app. Here are the steps how to do that.
This is what will happen if you got your Android device infected with Simplocker. It will become totally useless.