Pokemon Go ransomware spotted in the wild – uses Pikachu icon

Pokemon Go players beware, a new version of ransomware has been spotted in the wild and it tries to hide itself as a legitimate Pokemon Go program. It even uses the Pokemon Pikachu in its icon.

Pokemon Go ransomware icon
Pokemon Go ransomware icon

The ransomware which was spotted is using the Hiddentear ransomware to infect and encrypt devices of unaware users.