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How to Decrypt TeslaCrypt Ransomware Files Using Master Key

How to Decrypt TeslaCrypt Ransomware Files Using Master Key

May 19, 2016Mohit Kumar
Here’s some good news for victims who are trying to unlock and remove TeslaCrypt ransomware. Now, you can decrypt all your important fi...
Ransomware Virus Shuts Down Electric and Water Utility

Ransomware Virus Shuts Down Electric and Water Utility

April 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
Ransomware has become an albatross around the neck, targeting businesses, hospitals , and personal computers worldwide and extorting Mill...
Ransomware attacks on Hospitals put Patients at Risk

Ransomware attacks on Hospitals put Patients at Risk

April 03, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Just last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an urgent "Flash" message to the businesses and organisations...
First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users

First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users

March 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Mac users, even you are not left untouched! The World's first fully functional Ransomware targeting OS X operating system has be...
Here's How to Decrypt Hydracrypt & Umbrecrypt Ransomware Files

Here's How to Decrypt Hydracrypt & Umbrecrypt Ransomware Files

February 12, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Over the last few years, we have seen several types of Ransomware malware that demand a whopping amount of money from users for the retr...
Linux Ransomware targeting Servers and Threatening Webmasters to Pay

Linux Ransomware targeting Servers and Threatening Webmasters to Pay

November 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Since past few years, Ransomware has emerged as one of the catastrophic malware programs that lets hacker encrypts all the contents of a...
CryptoWall Ransomware raised $325 Million in Revenue for Its Developer

CryptoWall Ransomware raised $325 Million in Revenue for Its Developer

October 30, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Creators of the notorious CryptoWall ransomware virus have managed to raise more than $325 million (£212 million) in this past year...
FBI Suggests Ransomware Victims — 'Just Pay the Ransom Money'

FBI Suggests Ransomware Victims — 'Just Pay the Ransom Money'

October 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
Your Headache is not my Problem. If your computer gets hacked and infected with malware that holds your data for ransom, just pay of...
Cisco Takes Down Ransomware Operation Generating $30 Million in Revenue For Hackers

Cisco Takes Down Ransomware Operation Generating $30 Million in Revenue For Hackers

October 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
This will blow the minds of every single cyber criminal group out there – Researchers have discovered a group of hackers that is making ...
How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

September 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
Jailbreaking your device may have got you the best of apps but after reading this you will know what a high price you could have to pay ...
Chicago Police Department Pays $600 Cryptoware Ransom to Cybercriminals

Chicago Police Department Pays $600 Cryptoware Ransom to Cybercriminals

February 22, 2015Wang Wei
Cyber criminals have started targeting government enforcement of the Ransomware in an attempt to extort money. Recently, the police dep...
17-Year-Old Hanged Himself After Receiving Police Ransomware Threat Email

17-Year-Old Hanged Himself After Receiving Police Ransomware Threat Email

January 23, 2015Mohit Kumar
Ransomware  malware threat has forced somebody for the terrible suicide and once again has marked its history by somebody’s blood. Sad, but...
New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

January 14, 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...
First Android Ransomware that Encrypts SD Card Files

First Android Ransomware that Encrypts SD Card Files

June 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We have seen cybercriminals targeting PCs with Ransomware malware that encrypts your files or lock down your computer and ask for a ransom ...
Latest Java vulnerability exploitation leads to ransomware

Latest Java vulnerability exploitation leads to ransomware

November 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
Imagine someone getting access to your computer, encrypting all your family photos and other priceless files, and then demanding a rans...
DarkBot Malware Circulation very fast via Skype

DarkBot Malware Circulation very fast via Skype

October 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Two weeks back we reported that Security firm Trend Micro discovered a worm targeting Skype users with spam messages designed to infect...
Ransomware malware targeting Skype users

Ransomware malware targeting Skype users

October 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security firm Trend Micro discovered a new worm targeting Skype users with spam messages designed to infect machines with the Dorkbot ranso...