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  • Researchers unlock TorrentLocker encryption

    11.09.2014

    A team of Finnish researchers has discovered that the files encrypted by the recently unearthed TorrentLocker ransomware can be decrypted without paying the ransom - if the user has at least one of the encrypted files backed up somewhere, and that file is over 2MB in size.

  • Ransomware rising, even on Android

    08.09.2014

    The first half 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it for ransom even on mobile devices, according to F-Secure.

  • Profit leads motives for malware engineers

    05.09.2014

    With mobile malware doubling year after year, NQ Mobile released new data and background information outlining the current threat landscape and projecting trends for the immediate future.

  • Reveton ransomware now comes with password stealers

    20.08.2014

    The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving.

  • New ransomware emulates CryptoLocker, CryptoWall

    19.08.2014

    Ransomware has proven to be such a successful money-making model, that a new variant is discovered or a new delivery campaign is spotted nearly every day.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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