LeakerLocker Ransomware Attack on Android Device Through Google Play

Every once in a while, there comes a news about Google Play being a host of suspicious apps, that does suspicious activities in the targeted Android device. Though Google claims that the apps promoted on Google Play undergoes through several security checks and testing but unfortunately the news like always point a question marks on such claims. Recently, two new deceptive apps successfully made its way in the official Google Store and it is claimed to be containing a ransomware named as LeakerLocker. Namely, the two suspected applications are “Wallpaper Blur HD” and “Booster & Cleaner Pro”. Interestingly, these two apps has been successfully been downloaded by around 10,000 users in world-wide geographical regions.