Ransomware demands additional payment to delete ‘criminal records’

Back in July 2013, we had discovered a new method of spreading the infamous FBI ransomware by using JavaScript code and iframes to create an illusion that the victim’s browser was locked. After several months, the threat is still very much alive hopping from one domain name to the next. The message is still the same and…

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Firefox Zero-Day Used to Reveal Identities: Does The End Justify The Means?

An Exploit for Mozilla’s Firefox version 17 is making headlines, not simply because it is a zero-day but mainly because it appears to be part of a U.S. government program to uncover the identity of people using the Tor Browser to view child pornography.

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Apple’s OS X FBI Ransomware Goes Global

Further customizations of the Mac ransom pages discovered today shows the bad guys are busy updating their templates for each country’s police force.

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FBI Ransomware Now Targeting Apple’s Mac OS X Users

For years, Windows users have been plagued by ransomware demanding several hundred dollars to unlock their computers. Now there’s a growing market to attack Macs.

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