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  • 1 in 4 UK PCs infected

    02.06.2015

    PandaLabs published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2015.

  • 15,000 spam emails have hit the inboxes of Android users in recent days

    26.05.2015

    Thousands of Android users are at risk of having their mobile devices and private contents locked by a particularly ruthless ransomware that demands $500 to restore access.

  • A first aid kit for ransomware infections

    21.05.2015

    You've been hit by ransomware and you don't know what to do? Jada Cyrus has assembled a helpful "Ransomware Removal Kit" which contains decryption tools for CryptoLocker, CoinVault, TeslaCrypt and FBIRansomWare, along with instructions on how to use them.

  • How much money do cyber crooks collect via crypto ransomware?

    19.05.2015

    FireEye researchers have calculated that the cybercriminals wielding TeslaCrypt and AlphaCrypt have managed to extort $76,522 from 163 victims in only two months.

  • Cyber extortionists are hitting hedge funds

    12.05.2015

    Hedge funds are increasingly targeted by cyber extortionists, John Carlin, US Assistant Attorney General for National Security, has warned the audience at the SALT hedge fund conference held last week in Las Vegas.




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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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