TeslaCrypt 2.0 disguised as CryptoWall

The TeslaCrypt family of ransomware encryptors is a relatively new threat: its samples were first detected in February 2015. Kaspersky Lab recently discovered the latest version of the Trojan – Tesla Crypt 2.0.

TeslaCrypt

TeslaCrypt Files Are Impossible To Decrypt

This version is different from previous ones in that it uses a …

 

Ransomware – The Scary Malware That’s on the Rise

RansomwareRansomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom.

And these days ransom ware doesn’t just affect desktop machines or laptops; it also targets mobile phones. Last week news broke of a piece of ransom-ware in the wild masquerading …

 

Avoid Ransomware Attacks Using These 5 Steps

ransomeware-preventRansomware is malicious software used by cybercriminals all across the world to get hold of your computer and computer files for ransom, demanding payment from you to get them back in normal working condition. Although ransomware is not a common malware, but over time it has proved to be a very …

 

Bank Account Stealing Malware Returns

Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, security researchers say.

Bank Account Stealing Malware Returns

The security firm Malcovery said it identified a new trojan based on the Gameover Zeus malware, which officials said infected up to one …

 

Android Trojan – Android malware locks up mobile data and demands a ransom

Simplocker Android malware,  New strain of criminal software asks for payment to unlock files on SD cards, but is so far confined to Ukrainian region

Android Trojan

Simplocker is targeting Android owners in the Ukraine. Photograph: ESET

A fresh strain of criminal software has been discovered encrypting the data of Android smartphone owners, …