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New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

January 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
We have seen a series of Ransomware tended to be simple with dogged determinations to extort money from victims. But with the exponenti...
Free CryptoLocker Ransomware Decryption Tool Released

Free CryptoLocker Ransomware Decryption Tool Released

August 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
When I say Ransomware, the first nasty piece of malware strikes in the mind is CryptoLocker . A nasty strain of ransomware malware that ...
Critroni - File Encrypting Ransomware out in the Wild

Critroni - File Encrypting Ransomware out in the Wild

July 21, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A new ransomware from the Crypto-Ransomware family has been detected by the security researcher, which is being sold in different underg...
Student Decrypts Simplocker Android Ransomware that Encrypts Files

Student Decrypts Simplocker Android Ransomware that Encrypts Files

June 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In a previous story, I reported about a new ransomware threat known as Simplocker discovered by researchers at the security firm ESET, ...
Cryptowall Ransomware Spreading Rapidly through Malicious Advertisements

Cryptowall Ransomware Spreading Rapidly through Malicious Advertisements

June 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware is an emerging threat in the evolution of cybercriminals techniques to part you from your money. Typically, the malicious so...
New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

June 04, 2014Wang Wei
Ransomware is one of the most blatant and obvious money making schemes for cybercriminals and it was most likely to be known when last ...
Police Ransomware Malware Targeting Android Smartphones

Police Ransomware Malware Targeting Android Smartphones

May 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After hacking PCs, Cyber criminals have now begun targeting Smartphones with a special piece of malicious software that locks up the de...
Police Ransomware threat of huge Fine forced Family to Commit Suicide

Police Ransomware threat of huge Fine forced Family to Commit Suicide

March 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Till Now we all have heard about the Ransomware Malware that encrypts your files or lock down your computer and ask for a random amount...
ICEPOL Ransomware Servers seized by Romanian Police that infected 260,000 Computers

ICEPOL Ransomware Servers seized by Romanian Police that infected 260,000 Computers

January 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After Financial and Banking Malwares, Ransomware has become the first choice of money motivated cybercriminals. A new Ransomware Tro...
CryptorBit Ransomware that scam for Ransom money with fake Decryption Keys

CryptorBit Ransomware that scam for Ransom money with fake Decryption Keys

January 28, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We are continuously keeping our eye on new variants of the widely spread Ransomware family like Cryptolocker , Prison Locker, Copycat an...
Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

January 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the category of Ransomware Malware, a nasty piece of malware called  CRYPTOLOCKER  is on the top, that threatened most of the people aro...
Prison Locker Ransomware, an upcoming malware threat in 2014

Prison Locker Ransomware, an upcoming malware threat in 2014

January 04, 2014Anonymous
Ransomware is one of the most blatant and obvious criminal's money making schemes out there. Ransomware malware was mostly known by the...
BIOS Malware that can remotely destroy any computer, NSA claimed

BIOS Malware that can remotely destroy any computer, NSA claimed

December 16, 2013Wang Wei
During a CBS Interview show " 60 Minutes ", The National Security Agency (NSA) officials claimed that China has developed a BIOS ...
LOCKER Malware - Yet another new variant of Cryptolocker Ransomware

LOCKER Malware - Yet another new variant of Cryptolocker Ransomware

December 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
Ransomware , a t hreat to internet users that continues to grow in popularity with cyber criminals due to its success and monetary potential...
US police department pays $750 Ransom to retrieve their files from CryptoLocker Malware

US police department pays $750 Ransom to retrieve their files from CryptoLocker Malware

November 23, 2013Swati Khandelwal
The  CryptoLocker Malware continues to spread, infected more than 12,000 U.S computers in one week and threatening millions of computers...
How to protect your computer from CryptoLocker ransomware malware ?

How to protect your computer from CryptoLocker ransomware malware ?

November 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
CryptoLocker is an especially insidious form of Ransomeware malware that was first detected in the wild in September 2013, restricts a...
Warning: 10 Million UK Users targeted with Cryptolocker Ransomware spam email campaign

Warning: 10 Million UK Users targeted with Cryptolocker Ransomware spam email campaign

November 17, 2013Wang Wei
The UK's National Crime Agency has given out an urgent national alert that a mass spamming event targeting 10 million UK based emai...
CryptoLocker developer launches Decryption Service website; 10 Bitcoins for Decryption Keys

CryptoLocker developer launches Decryption Service website; 10 Bitcoins for Decryption Keys

November 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
There's an extraordinary malware making rock-n-roll over the Internet and if you are one of the unlucky folks to cross its path, the...
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