Displaying items by tag: Ransomware
Thursday, 05 January 2017 08:38
Cybercriminals are posing as job applicants as part of a new campaign to infect victims in corporate human resources departments with GoldenEye ransomware -- and they're even providing covering letters in an effort to lull targets into a false sense of security.
Thursday, 01 December 2016 08:31
This week, the San Fransisco transit system experienced the latest in a growing trend of “ransomware” attacks against important pieces of infrastructure.
Thursday, 11 August 2016 08:36
There's been a surge in hackers targeting organizations with ransomware, keen to squeeze cash or bitcoins out of infected targets who often feel they have no chance but to cooperate with fraudsters' demands.
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 06:59
A strain of ransomware which encrypts your systems from the ground up and renders operating systems useless has been discovered in the wild.