As mobile devices become more deeply woven into the fabric of our personal and work lives, cyber criminals are taking increasingly vicious and disturbingly personal shots at us, according to Blue Coat Systems.
A new type of ransomware - dubbed LowLevel04 - is hitting users in Greece and Bulgaria.
Ransomware authors are stepping up their game: they have begun using Google's Material Design language to create extremely convincing notices/ransom requests that will likely induce many users to pay the asked-for sum.
Cisco researchers, with the help of Level 3 Threat Research Labs and OpenDNS, have managed to strike a considerable blow against ransomware peddlers that used the Angler exploit kit to deliver the malware to unfortunate victims.
Scandinavian PC users are the latest group to be targeted with Cryptolocker ransomware.
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