Tech support scammers up their game with ransomware (UPDATED)

Ransomware is so popular that even tech support scammers have eventually adopted it. Now the ransom note asks you to call ‘Microsoft’ to get your encrypted files back.

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A week in security (Nov 20 – Nov 26)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 20th of November to the 26th. This week, we talked about PrincessLocker, ransomware decryptors, malvertising on the Mac, and the Windows Firewall.

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TeleCrypt – the ransomware abusing Telegram API – defeated!

A new ransomware, TeleCrypt appeared recently carrying some new ideas. Telecrypt abuses the API of a popular messenger, Telegram.

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PrincessLocker – ransomware with not so royal encryption

PrincessLocker ransomware has appeared some time ago and has drawn out attention by using the same template of the site for a victim as Cerber did. In this article, we dig deeper and try to answer questions about its internal similarities with Cerber (and other known ransomware).

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A week in security (Nov 06 – Nov 12)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 6th of November to the 12th. This week, we talked about exploit kits, Floki Bot, fake pharma sites, and ransomware.

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