The long awaited Cyberpunk 2077With its release, it started to be spoken around the world. Thanks to such popular productions, opportunists and malicious people can deceive users very easily. Recently emerged Cyberpunk 2077 Android versionwas turned to humor by many because of its graphics. But the danger in the invisible part of the iceberg lies.
If there was a mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077, the company that will release it is also the developer of the game. It would be CD Projekt RED.
Fake Cyberpunk 2077 threatens user data on Android phones
Kasperskyin for Android malware analyst working as @ sh1shk0vaWith the post he shared on Twitter, he actually showed the users how great the danger is. As there is no mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077, the downloaded file is actually BlackKingdom ransomware of a kind CoderWare is a malware named.
❗️ RC4 algorithm with hardcoded key (in this example – “21983453453435435738912738921”) is used for encryption. That means that if you got your files encrypted by this #ransomware, it is possible to decrypt them without paying the ransom. https://t.co/Lj1hD1SvRK
– Tatyana Shishkova (@ sh1shk0va) December 17, 2020
On the screen that appears after the phone is encrypted, that user files are locked and that the files will be available if payment is made. For payment $ 500 The time allowed is 10 hours. As with many malware, money so it cannot be tracked Bitcoin over wanted. To pay precisely It is worth mentioning that it will not recover your files.
Shishkova for fake Cyberpunk 2077 available on Android without ransom It also states that there is a way to decrypt it. CoderWare, developed by decryption software and allowing files to be recovered a hard-coded key can be found. However, there is no guarantee for this key either.
Fake Cyberpunk 2077, Google Play Store interface It can be downloaded from a different website that imitates and traps users. Ransomware is not officially available on the Play Store.