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S0323 Charger

Charger is Android malware that steals steals contacts and SMS messages from the user’s device. It can also lock the device and demand ransom payment if it receives admin permissions. 1

Item Value
ID S0323
Associated Names
Version 1.1
Created 25 October 2017
Last Modified 24 October 2022
Navigation Layer View In ATT&CK® Navigator

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
mobile T1642 Endpoint Denial of Service Charger locks the device if it is granted admin permissions, displaying a message demanding a ransom payment.1
mobile T1430 Location Tracking Charger checks the local settings of the device and does not run its malicious logic if the device is located in Ukraine, Russia, or Belarus.1
mobile T1406 Obfuscated Files or Information Charger encodes strings into binary arrays to make it difficult to inspect them. It also loads code from encrypted resources dynamically and includes meaningless commands that mask the actual commands passing through.1
mobile T1636 Protected User Data -
mobile T1636.003 Contact List Charger steals contacts from the victim user’s device.1