All posts tagged "Ransomware"
Apple Macs Are Being Held for Ransom by KeRanger Malware
Over the weekend Apple Mac users were attacked by a piece of ransomware in what is being reported...
Porn app secretly takes users’ pictures, locks their phones, demands ransom
Experts from US security firm Zscaler have found that a malicious “pornography” Android mobile app takes pictures of...
Security report highlights surge in ransomware, flash exploits, firmware attacks
In its latest threat report, Intel’s McAfee Labs has reported a surge in ransomware, flash exploits, with a...
Breaking Bad-themed ransomware locking up computers; demanding AU $450
For a while now ransomware scare hadn’t made it to the headlines, but that ceased to be true...
DecryptCryptolocker tool decrypts Cryptolocker encrypted files for free
Security experts have reverse-engineered the Cryptolocker attack to help victims unlock the encrypted files!
Android ransomware Simplocker ripped apart by student; releases tool to decrypt encrypted files
If you are one of those affected users, do not pay up any ransom – instead download the...
Alleged iOS ransomware perpetrators arrested in Russia
We are not sure whether these hackers are the ones responsible for iOS ransomware attacks in Australia, New...
New Cryptolocker infections down to ‘zero’ post GOZeus takedown, researchers estimate
Coordinated efforts of FBI, Cyber security companies and other authorities have bore fruits considering that Cryptolocker infections are...
New ransomware Cryptowall spreading rapidly through malvertising on high-profile websites
Believed to be created by the same perpetrators behind Cryptodefense, Cryptowall is deadlier and uses malicious advertisements for...
New Android Simplocker malware encrypts files for ransom
Eset: "We are most likely dealing with a proof-of-concept or a work in progress."