MongoDB databases are being hit by an attacker demanding a 0.2BTC ransom
Sing this song and you could help someone, somewhere, take that one extra security precaution that saves their data over the festive season.
Undefined and probably unworkable ‘porn block’ proposed by South Carolina Republican
Look after not only your bitcoins, but also access to your accounts and your passwords
Researchers have neutralized the threat of the latest strain of CryptXXX v.3 ransomware, releasing a decryption tool for unlocking files.
Businesses ‘stocking up on bitcoin to pay ransoms’
Paying your own ransom if you’re stuck is one thing, but deliberately foisting ransom payments on others to save yourself is quite another.
Malware connected to ransom attacks seeks to defy software protection
Ransomware still under development called Popcorn Time forces victims to either pay the ransom, or try to infect other machines in exchange for the decryption key.
Scrambling your files isn’t enough for Goldeneye – once it’s ransomed your data it scrambles Windows as well so you have to pay to reboot.