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  • New AlphaCrypt ransomware delivered via Angler EK

    05.05.2015

    Yet another type of ransomware has been detected by malware researchers.

  • Fake "Account Locked" notices are delivering CTB-Locker

    01.05.2015

    Active spam campaigns delivering fake notices about temporarily locked accounts have been spotted in the last few days delivering a deadly malware combination: the Dalexis downloader and the CTB-Locker (aka Critroni) ransomware.

  • Crypt0L0cker ransomware avoids US computers

    30.04.2015

    Yet another piece of ransomware has surfaced, and this one has several interesting things about it: it expressly avoids targeting US users, and it has a hardcoded list of file types it avoids encrypting.

  • There's now a decryption tool for TeslaCrypt ransomware

    28.04.2015

    Here's some very good news for victims of the TeslaCrypt ransomware: Cisco researchers have created a tool for them to decrypt the files themselves and avoid paying the asked for ransom.

  • Latest trends in the ransomware business

    24.04.2015

    Cybercrooks wielding ransomware might prefer getting paid in Bitcoin, but the crypto currency is just a way to obfuscate the real destination of the payment - as soon as they can, they turn the Bitcoin into "real" money, IBM senior fraud prevention strategist Etay Maor shared in his presentation at RSA Conference 2015.




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