FireEye researchers have calculated that the cybercriminals wielding TeslaCrypt and AlphaCrypt have managed to extort $76,522 from 163 victims in only two months.
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.
Malware distribution campaigns based using the popular Angler exploit kit continue delivering different types of ransomware.
A new type of ransomware is targeting Australian users, and its creators have decided to have some fun and express their love for the popular US TV show Breaking Bad while trying to "earn" some money.
Yet another type of ransomware has been detected by malware researchers.
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