Cryptowall is still "the most current and significant ransomware threat targeting US individuals and businesses," the FBI warned in a public service announcement published on Tuesday.
Cybercrime is big business and criminals are increasingly exploiting people to circumvent automated protection systems.
With each passing day, newly revealed details about the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack show an ugly picture of the security situation in the OPM, and other US government departments and agencies.
Around 1,400 unlucky travelers who were set to depart from Warsaw's Frederic Chopin Airport on Sunday had their flights cancelled or delayed for hours, as the computer system that issues flight plans for Polish airline LOT was hacked.
Digital Constitution - a dedicated website Microsoft set up to keep users informed of its efforts to counter US government's attempts to access customer emails the company stores in its data center located in Dublin, Ireland - has been compromised.
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