The Cryptolocker ransomeware virus has reared its ugly head once again on Australian shores.
Intel Security’s latest McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015 has revealed an assessment of the current mobile threat landscape and highlighted how the failure of mobile app developers to patch critical secure sockets layer (SSL) vulnerabilities has the potential to impact millions of mobile phone users globally.
Mikko Hypponen has spent his life reverse engineering malware. He has seen the industry grow from the casual exchange of floppy disks 28 years ago, to the multi-billion dollar industry it is today.
Security vendors FireEye and Fox IT have launched a Web tool which allows victims of Cryptolocker Malware attacks to decrypt files without paying ransom to cybercriminals.
Kaspersky Lab has uncovered a type of encrypting ransomware that attempts to hide its malicious nature.
AVG has released its security threats predictions for the new year, and the sophisticated attacks that defined 2013 look to continue.
Cybercriminals will increasingly use ransomware, malware and hacktivism over the next year to move further into the lucrative business market.
No longer content to remain the victim, some organisations are starting to take a more offensive approach to security attacks.
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