Ransomware News

While it might not be as difficult to remove as other types of ransomware, Browlock, which blocks browsers in an attempt to trick users into paying a fine, can..
on April 28, 2014 • Softpedia

It's a 12 On Your Side Alert on a cyber threat even the experts call scary. Cyber professionals say it's ransomware that can't be fixed
on April 28, 2014 • CapitalBay

By Suhas Sreedhar You're accessing important project data on your company’s workgroup server when suddenly none the files you click on seem to function. The..
on April 21, 2014 • Forbes.com

By Suhas Sreedhar You're accessing important project data on your company’s workgroup server when suddenly none the files you click on seem to function. The..
on April 21, 2014 • Forbes.com

Preparation begins for a weekend of intense training courses, back to back conference talks, and speakers from respected threat intelligence organizations and..
on April 15, 2014 • PRWeb

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Malicious software that claims to encrypt files on infected PCs and promises to unlock the files if money is paid are becomin -More- 
on April 11, 2014 • SmartBrief

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless
on April 9, 2014 • CIO

MORE cases of cyber-blackmail are expected as a deluge of “ransomware” hits.
on April 8, 2014 • The Australian

When Microsoft ends support for Windows XP on Tuesday, a security sinkhole will likely open and gradually widen, threatening hundreds of millions of PCs..
on April 7, 2014 • PC World

Malware researcher Bart Blaze has published an interesting post on ransomware. He has asked a number of reputable experts questions about the beginnings and the..
on April 7, 2014 • Softpedia

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*India was the third most affected country in 2013 to be attacked by the notorious Zeus malware that is used to steal sensitive data from industries like..
on April 6, 2014 • Deccan Herald

Only a couple of days ago we reported on the CryptoDefense ransomware conveniently leaving behind its decryption key. But today Stu Sjouwerman CEO of security..
on April 3, 2014 • betanews
KnowBe4 issues warning to computer users of new ransomware, how to avoid infection and how to avoid being caught up in a cyber-gang war.

Tampa Bay, FL..
on April 3, 2014 • PRWeb

An article from eMazzanti Technologies explains how business computer networks can become infected with a type of malware that can literally hold a business’s..
on April 3, 2014 • PRWeb

Plus Google and the mercenaries, incompetent PC extortion, high-frequency trading examined, RF energy examined, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to..
on April 3, 2014 • guardian.co.uk

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Someone attempting to use Ransomware made one simple, but costly error. Along with the malware, keys that allow its victims to break free of the shackles are..
on April 1, 2014 • Digital Trends
Security researchers from Symantec have been monitoring CryptoDefense, a piece of ransomware that’s similar to the notorious CryptoLocker. Based on the Bitcoin..
on April 1, 2014 • Softpedia

Locking up a user's PC and demanding a payment to release it has proved very profitable for the cyber crime community. So much so that malware authors have been..
on April 1, 2014 • betanews
A malicious software program that encrypts a person's files until a ransom is paid has a crucial error: it leaves the decryption key on the victim's computer...
on April 1, 2014 • InfoWorld

A malicious software program that encrypts a person's files until a ransom is paid has a crucial error: it leaves the decryption key on the victim's computer.
on April 1, 2014 • Computerworld

A malicious software program that encrypts a person’s files until a ransom is paid has a crucial error: it leaves the decryption key on the victim’s..
on April 1, 2014 • PC World

Christopher Elisan will outline the cross platform evolution of ransomware campaigns that have been observed targeting the Apple MacOS operating..
on March 31, 2014 • PRWeb

Keeping systems secure is more difficult than it was a year ago and this is partly down to human error. So says a new study by security awareness company..
on March 28, 2014 • betanews
Companies Taking Security Awareness Training Seriously - Human error ranks high on threat list; companies are turning to security awareness training to solve the..
on March 27, 2014 • PRWeb

A new variant of a malicious program called BitCrypt that encrypts files and asks victims for bitcoin payments is being distributed by a computer Trojan that..
on March 25, 2014 • PC World

Victims are asked to make bitcoin payments to recover encrypted files after their bitcoin wallets might have already been emptied
on March 25, 2014 • CIO

-- Cybercrime Fighters Tuning Response Systems for Global Engagement

HONG KONG, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th annual APWG Counter eCrime..
on March 24, 2014 • PR Newswire Asia

Malware strain creation hit record levels; total of 30 million new malicious strains in circulation.

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 17,..
on March 17, 2014 • PRWeb

This week, we learned that a 36-year-old man from Romania killed his 4-year-old son and committed suicide after a piece of ransomware told him he must pay a..
on March 16, 2014 • Softpedia

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