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Town will NOT pay ransom after malware infection
Town will NOT pay ransom after malware infection
A New Hampshire town absolutely will not pay a ransom to recover files that were encrypted by raonsomware that infected systems at the police department. ...... 07 Jun 2014 - 7 comments
Police shut down more Cryptolocker servers, new infections drop
Police shut down more Cryptolocker servers, new infections drop
Over the past couple of days, law enforcement has taken further action against the Cryptolocker ransomware. Europol's European Cyber Crime ...... 05 Jun 2014 - 6 comments
Android malware encrypts files on SD card, demands ransom payment
Android malware encrypts files on SD card, demands ransom payment
ESET has identified the first form of ransonware for Android that actually encrypts personal files on the device's memory card and won't decrypt ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 7 comments
Head of UK's cyber-security website 'sorry' after it crashes
Head of UK's cyber-security website 'sorry' after it crashes
UK's Get Safe Online website collapsed this week under heavy traffic after Brits were urged to visit it and protect themselves from the GOZeuS threat. ...... 04 Jun 2014
How to clean Gameover ZueS during two-week window
How to clean Gameover ZueS during two-week window
The UK's National Crime Agency has said that there is a two week window of opportunity to clean as many Gameover ZeuS infections as possible, ...... 03 Jun 2014 - 10 comments
U.S. identifies Russian linked to Cryptolocker, Gameover ZeuS
U.S. identifies Russian linked to Cryptolocker, Gameover ZeuS
The U.S. has charged a Russian man in connection with the Gameover Zeus botnet, and Cryptolocker ransomware that has cost businesses and consumers ...... 02 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
Feds target notorious ZeuS botnet, Cryptolocker malware
Feds target notorious ZeuS botnet, Cryptolocker malware
A US-led effort has disrupted the operation of the notorious Gameover Zeus botnet and the Cryptolocker ransomware that has cost businesses and ...... 02 Jun 2014
     

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