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April 16, 2018 - A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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Ransomware

Ransom malware or ransomware is a threat that prevents users from accessing their system or personal files and demands ransom payment in order to regain access.

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June 7, 2016 - Ransomware! Ransom Software! Encrypting Ransomware! AHHH! No doubt the last year exposed you to this term numerous times and I doubt any of it was in reference to a good event. So, you might wonder why you have been hearing about it so much, truth be told Ransomware has been a pain in the side of computer security folks for nearly four years now. But it feels like this year, so far, specifically has been the "Year of the Ransom" -- just like the year before we had "Year of the Breach."

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May 25, 2016 - A well known malvertising gang famous for its use of the fingerprinting technique and other evasion tricks to bypass security checks has been ramping up its activity against many different ad platforms to push malware via top websites. The setup for these malvertising attacks relies on a combination of techniques that start with the fraudulent advertiser choosing a victim, typically a legitimate website in the retail, or legal business.

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May 3, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from April 24 to April 30.

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April 28, 2016 - The website of popular American toy brand Maisto was caught pushing the Angler exploit kit eventually leading to ransomware infections.

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May 7, 2014 - Researchers discover a new Android ransomware dubbed Koler. Here's how to remove it from your Android device without having to pay the ransom.

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April 22, 2014 - From Ghostball to the nVir virus to Reveton and CryptoLocker, here's a look back at the last 25 years in cyber security.

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December 4, 2013 - The internet is no long just the "Wild West" but will be an all-out warzone in 2014.

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October 7, 2013 - A few hours ago, a tweet from Maarten Boone, a security researcher at Fox-IT, a Dutch security firm reports that Blackhole exploit kit author Paunch and partners were arrested in Russia.

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