PandaLabs has published the results of its Quarterly Report for Q3 2013.
This year, cybersecurity took center stage with nation-state attacks, numerous high-profile data breaches and prominent cybercriminal arrests.
The criminals behind Cryptolocker, the destructive ransomware that has lately been targeting mostly US and UK PC users, are trying to earn more money by offering users who have initially decided not to pay to have their files decrypted a chance to change their mind.
The cyber crooks behind Cryptolocker, one of the latest ransomware threats, are having much success in infecting PC users with the deadly malware, but whether the victims fork over the money or not is still unknown.
Spam volume has dropped in August, but with the level of phishing increasing tenfold and malicious attachments being found in 3.4 percent more emails when compared with July, spam has obviously became much more dangerous, says Kaspersky Lab.