Ransomware dominates the threat landscape

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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CYBER.POLICE Android Ransomware still on patrol…

We’ve observed a new wave of Cyber.Police Android Ransomware being distributed via rogue adverts. Don’t fall for it!

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DMA Locker 4.0: Known ransomware preparing for a massive distribution

We take a look at the step towards maturity of DMA Locker how this will be spreading on a bigger scale.

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Petya and Mischa – Ransomware Duet (Part 1)

After being defeated about a month ago, Petya comes back with new tricks. Now, not as a single ransomware, but in a bundle with another malicious payload – Mischa. Both are named after the satellites from the Golden Eye movie.

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Website For French Cinema Chain Gets Hacked, Serves CryptXXX Ransomware (UPDATED)

Cinema chain Pathé’s website was hacked and is infecting users with the new version of the CryptXXX ransomware.

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