A team of Finnish researchers has discovered that the files encrypted by the recently unearthed TorrentLocker ransomware can be decrypted without paying the ransom - if the user has at least one of the encrypted files backed up somewhere, and that file is over 2MB in size.
The first half 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it for ransom – even on mobile devices, according to F-Secure.
With mobile malware doubling year after year, NQ Mobile released new data and background information outlining the current threat landscape and projecting trends for the immediate future.
The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving.
Ransomware has proven to be such a successful money-making model, that a new variant is discovered or a new delivery campaign is spotted nearly every day.