Android Ransomware and Its Detection Methods

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Ransom ware is the most dangerous malware which locks the entire system data (files/folders) of user and demands ransom form user in order to decrypt data. Ransomware attacks are increasing day by day. Mobile phones are used not only for communication purpose but users also store their personal data and many other things in their mobile phone. 80% to 87% mobile phones are using Android operating system. Attackers have also targeted android smartphones just like personal computers. Due to rapid increase in ransomware we need to develop effective solution. There are different approaches like static, dynamic and hybrid which are used to detect ransomware.




Kaushik*, M., Bhatia, L., & Jain, V. K. (2020). Android Ransomware and Its Detection Methods. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 9(4), 1252–1255.

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