Tag: Ransowmare

Syria Gets Involved In Ransomware By Offering Decryption Keys To Victims Who Infect Others

The world of ransomware is constantly evolving, which poses a significant threat to both consumers and security researchers. Criminals are stepping up their game once again in a rather unprecedented way. Infected victims can now receive a free decryption key as long as they infect other people with the same malware. This is taking ransomware-as-a-business to a whole new level. Ransomware Distributors Up The Ante Again The emerging ransomware threat …
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Infected Ad Networks Are Spreading Bitcoin Ransomware

Various major online media outlets are currently spreading Bitcoin ransomware and other types of malware to website visitors. Among the culprits are AOL, BBC, and The New York Times,¬†as their common ad network has come under attack by internet criminals by the look of things. Affected users may found themselves on the other side of a screen displaying a Bitcoin ransomware message very soon, and the number of potential infections …
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