Ransomware

08.31.15
Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones
08.31.15

Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones

Malware has stolen at least 225,000 Apple IDs from jailbroken iPhones in the name of 'free' apps.

By J. Fingas,   08.31.15
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08.04.15
Huge malware campaign used Yahoo's ad network
08.04.15

Huge malware campaign used Yahoo's ad network

A big malware campaign used Yahoo's ad network to deliver its payload.

By J. Fingas,   08.04.15
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07.29.15
Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-coma
07.29.15

Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-coma

A security exploit in Android uses corrupt videos to render your phone almost inoperable.

By J. Fingas,   07.29.15
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04.14.15
Kaspersky releases decryption tool that unlocks ransomware
04.14.15

Kaspersky releases decryption tool that unlocks ransomware

You never should have clicked on the email attachment from that Nairobian prince. Now ransomware's...

By A. Tarantola,   04.14.15
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10.24.14
Malicious ads on major websites held users' files to ransom
10.24.14

Malicious ads on major websites held users' files to ransom

A widespread attack has exposed millions to malware that holds files to ransom. The campaign, whic...

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07.17.13
Daily Update for July 16, 2013
07.17.13

Daily Update for July 16, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get al...

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07.16.13
Ransomware posing as an FBI notice targets OS X users
07.16.13

Ransomware posing as an FBI notice targets OS X users

Malwarebytes Unpacked is reporting that cyber-criminals looking to make a quick buck have begun ta...

By Y. Heisler,   07.16.13
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03.24.09
Possible addon business models
03.24.09

Possible addon business models

Ever since that new addon policy came to light, some addon devs are furious, and threatening to stop...

By Mike Schramm,   03.24.09
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