WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant-messaging services out there, and its huge user base (over 300 million active users) makes Whatsapp-themed spam a great way to infect a large number of computers.
Just a few days ago, the source code of the famous KINS banking Trojan was leaked.
The ESET HQ malware research lab is reporting an unusual spike in the actvity of Filecoder malware - Trojans that encrypt user files and try to extort a ransom from the victim in exchange for a decrypting software.
Cybercrooks wielding the Caphaw (better known as Shylock) banking Trojan are once again targeting users of financial institutions around the world, warns Zscaler.
The fact that most of computer hardware is produced outside the US and Europe has long presented a worry for the governments of those countries and for the companies and corporations based in them.
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