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.
The new generic top-level domain (gTLD) registration program, launched in January 2014 and intended for use by relevant communities and organizations, has proved irresistible to spammers, according to According to Kaspersky Lab.
For over 5 years, and perhaps even longer, servers around the world running Linux and BSD operating systems have been targeted by an individual or group that compromised them via a backdoor Trojan, then made them send out spam, ESET researchers have found.
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.
Cybercriminals continue targeting enterprises with malicious emails whose ultimate goal is to infect company computers with the Dyre/Dyreza banking malware.
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