1. CrackBerry Question's Avatar
    ransomeware on my passport. Slowly destroying my documents. Programs seem okay so far. Has been on the Passport for about 72 hours.
    04-15-16 09:53 AM
  2. Uzi's Avatar
    Are you sure?
    04-15-16 09:57 AM
  3. John Vieira's Avatar
    How? That's impossible on BB10. If you mean an android app, just minimize it, and uninstall it.

    It can't override your Passport's OS. But I guess it could still destroy files because it has access to them through symlinks.

    Posted via a Priv on an NDA protected software version.
    04-15-16 09:58 AM
  4. GreenCopperz's Avatar
    Connect through Sachesi and remove the last programs you installed perhaps?

    Posted via my  PassportSQW100-1/ or  Z30STA100-5/
    04-15-16 10:01 AM
  5. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    That's one thing I like about Android.... there is a "boot to safe mode" option.

    I did install and Android Game one time that I just could not exit out of. Not swiping to minimize it, or the access settings would do anything. Pushing the power button did lock the screen, but when it unlocked the game was full screen again.

    But a reboot killed it and I just deleted the game.

    If you can see you programs and documents then it sounds like you have access to the BB10 UI, should be able to go into Settings > Device Manager and just kill the active program and then uninstall it. It's when this ransomware takes over and blocks all access to anything that you have a real problem.
    04-15-16 10:17 AM
  6. ohaiguise's Avatar
    Replace it for a Privvy, that's got DTEK and you can buy antivirus software from Google Play at a real nice price.
    04-15-16 10:53 AM
  7. thurask's Avatar
    ...what did you do?
    04-15-16 11:20 AM
  8. LSDBerry's Avatar
    72 hours and you've left the phone on, presumably charged it, etc, whilst it's destroying your files?! Turn it off and take a back up!!

    Posted via CB10
    04-15-16 11:50 AM
  9. danp2000's Avatar
    ...what did you do?
    I'd like to know what the resolution was as well.

    I always wait for BlackBerry Guardian to inspect any Android APK before installing it. With the state BlackBerry is in right now I'm not confident that it's totally effective.

    What kind of app did you install that caused the ransom ware?

    Ransom ware totally Sucks which means we all have to be diligent.

    T-Mobile  вιaсĸвεггч Passport Autoloaded Sachesi to 2744 to to 798 to 2204 to 2339 to 2639 to 2789 to 2813 to 2878 with 2814 Radio
    04-15-16 12:26 PM
  10. PHughes's Avatar
    A guest comes and posts this, something that is highly suspect. I call Bull stuff.
    David Tyler likes this.
    04-15-16 02:49 PM

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