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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.
This week, the San Fransisco transit system experienced the latest in a growing trend of “ransomware” attacks against important pieces of infrastructure.
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.
A strain of ransomware which encrypts your systems from the ground up and renders operating systems useless has been discovered in the wild.
A strain of ransomware which encrypts your systems from the ground up and renders operating systems useless has been discovered in the wild.