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Is ransom malware business on the wane at last? New figures from Dell SecureWorks suggest that the current market leader, CryptoWall, hasn't been as profitable as the infamous CryptoLocker despite infecting more PCs and holding hostage a staggering 5.25 billion files. read more »
A file-encrypting ransomware program called CryptoWall infected over 600,000 computer systems in the past six months and held 5 billion files hostage, earning its creators more than US$1 million, researchers found. read more »more news ..
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Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. read more »
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In early July, news circulated that a Chinese manufacturer stood accused of tampering with the firmware of hand-held scanners. read more »
Recent revelations concerning the techniques used by the spy agency, GCHQ to ‘protect’ the UK highlight some of the shadier methods it deploys for online surveillance or to manipulate and distort online discussion. Many of the techniques deployed by GCHQ bear a disturbing resemblance to those used by cyber criminals for their own commercial gain and in corporate espionage. read more »more in depth ..
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