Wanna Cry some more? Ransomware roundup special edition

A special compilation of security news related to the recent Worldwide outbreak of ransomware which has caused chaos for multiple organizations.

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New ‘Jaff’ ransomware via Necurs asks for 2 BTC

The dreaded Necurs botnet delivers a new ransomware with a high ransom ask in this newest spam campaign.

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Google Docs app spam goes phishing

There’s a very clever phishing scam going around at the moment involving Google Docs App. Originally thought to be targeting journalists given the sheer number of them mentioning it on their Twitter feeds, it’s also been slinging its way across unrelated mailboxes – from orgs to schools/campuses.

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Steam spammers have a night at the movies

We take a look at a spammer pushing what are claimed to be free movies on Steam’s videogame artwork section. Spoiler: they’re not movies, and you may want to get a refund for those tickets.

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Twitter app spams Fappening bait and Amazon surveys

With news of another so-called Fappening (nude photos of celebrities distributed without permission) doing the rounds, it was inevitable that scammers would look to take advantage. We’ve already seen message board aficionados warn others of dodgy download links and random Zipfiles claiming to contain stolen nude photos and video clips, but today we’re going to look…

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