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Locky Ransomware Emailed to 23 Million Users

TweetRansomware is not new, as anyone with a reliable electrical supply knows by now.  Variants are many.  Results are the same.  Ransomware encrypts every data file on your computer, rendering them unusable until you pay the ransom demanded by the cyber criminals who infected your computer.     The delivery mechanisms are very simply: Infected Continue Reading

Ransomware Attacks Apple Platform

TweetRamsomware!  What the hell is that? For the last few years, the worst-case scenario for computer “infections” has been Ransomware. Ransomware (CryptoWall, CryptoLocker, CryptoDefense) is malware delivering a payload that encrypts Every.Single.File. on your computer.  Once infected, you will NOT be able to open any photos or documents after the infection has fully deployed.  The Continue Reading

New, Nasty Trojan Attacks Mac Processor, Steals Data

TweetDevilRobber, the latest in a growing trend of Mac-centric infections, hijacks the GPU to generate Bitcoins, while harvesting sensitive user data.   Also known as “OSX/Miner-D”, DevilRobber was discovered embedded in “Torrent” downloads of Graphic Converter 7.4 obtained from bit-torrent file-sharing sites. Detailed in a security report from Sophos released last Saturday, this particular Trojan Continue Reading