While the ransomeware application professes to give reports on the infection and diseases close to the client, when downloaded it squares access to clients’ very own information and records on the client’s contraptions and compromises erasure except if One Hundred US Dollars ($100) in Bitcoin is paid inside 48 hours.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the Ransomware Application recognized on the site http://coronavirusapp.site, prompts clients to download an Android App purportedly for coronavirus map following and warmth map visuals.

The announcement discharged by Lai Mohammed’s media associate, Segun Adeyemi peruses;

The FG has made Nigerians aware of the presence of an Android-based malignant and deceitful Coronavirus Ransomware Application, which professes to give reports on the infection and diseases close to the client.

In an announcement gave in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the Ransomware squares access to clients’ very own information and accounts and undermines cancellation, except if clients pay One Hundred US Dollars ($100) in Bitcoin inside 48 hours.

He said the Ransomware App, recognized on the site http://coronavirusapp.site, prompts clients to download an Android App purportedly for coronavirus map following and warmth map visuals.

Alhaji Mohammed said the improvement affirms admonitions against digital hoodlums looking to misuse the developing spread of the infection for detestable increases.

He in this manner approached the overall population not to download the Ransomware App and to look for refreshes on the pandemic just from the suitable specialists.

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