This application is only for users whose device is infected by malware from Cryptolocker/Simplocker ransomware family or some other.
If your device is not infected, please install Avast Free Mobile Security & Antivirus, which can detect and remove the malware before it is deployed: http://goo.gl/tQ4QV1
What is Simplocker Malware?
Simplocker is a malware from the Cryptolocker family. Once installed, for example via 3rd party application, it will lock your phone, making it unusable for you. The malware screen will ask you to send money to unlock it. Simplocker also encrypts all your personal files, such as photos and documents in the background, making them impossible to use.
How to use avast! Ransomware Removal?
Once installed, it removes the malware from your device and decrypts all files which the malware has encrypted.
1. Go to http://play.google.com from your computer.
2. Login to the Google Play with the same user information you use to login to your phone.
3. Search for the avast! Ransomware Removal application (it may be this app you are looking at).
4. Click on the “Install” button, and the app will be installed on your device in a minute.
5. After the app is installed on your phone, click the app name in the notification bar.
6. The app will start and provide you with further instructions.
7. Uninstall the app at the end so you can install it again in the future if necessary.
What to do next?
To be sure that similar threats are prevented in the future, please install Avast Free Mobile Security & Antivirus from the Google Play store: http://goo.gl/gZmGa3
It detects all known malware, viruses and spyware, and can protect your phone against data loss or theft.
tags: antimalware, simplelocker