We wrote on Monday warning about Synology NAS users being targeted with SynoLocker, a customized version of the Cryptolocker ransomware, which encrypts the files contained on the devices and asks 0.6 BitCoin ($350) for the decryption key.
You know that your products are getting to be very popular when cybercriminals target users with a customized version of the Cryptolocker ransomware.
CYREN researchers predict that a large wave of Android ransomware has yet to hit.
An analysis of the distribution infrastructure for the bothersome Android "Police Locker" ransomware has revealed that the attackers behind it are not putting all of their eggs in one basket, and have been looking to target Internet users using a variety of devices and software.
Ransomware is now one of the fastest growing classes of malicious software, says Kaspersky Lab researcher Fedor Sinitsyn.