With bitcoin becoming the go-to cryptocurrency for attackers, a new type of malware has popped up that demands nude photographs of the victim as payment to decrypt personal files.
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An infamous disk-wiping malware called KillDisk is now functioning as ransomware. It will demand a surprisingly steep amount of 222 bitcoins, or equal to almost $215,000 to unlock infected files.
The developers behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware have terminated the project and have also released a master decryption key; victims of the ransomware can now decrypt their files for free.
A new book claims to dispel the myth that Elop was installed as CEO at Nokia as a 'Trojan horse' to facilitate a Microsoft buyout - but says instead that he was simply "one of the world's worst CEOs".
Malware known to pre-date Windows 8 has seemingly been updated to identify Microsoft's newest operating systems. It is currently spreading through Google Docs, with an apparent focus on Brazil.
A novel proof-of-concept piece of code can “steal” data coming from motion sensors, inferring letters and numbers thus recovering security ciphers for the smartphone or a credit card.