Feeds

Devious decryption scam rides ransomware Trojan

We can remember it for you wholesale

Top three mobile application threats

Devious virus writers have come up with a new twist on ransomware-style malware.

A new strain of Trojan encrypts recently-opened files on compromised Windows PCs. But instead of demanding a ransom for a decryption key to unlock files, the malware relies on users to search the web for a possible way-out.

Hackers have cleverly baited searches for likely terms, with links to sites offering a supposed fix actually developed by the crooks behind the ruse.

A fuller explanation of the scam can be found Symantec's write-up on the Ramvicrype Trojan here and in a blog posting by Symantec researcher Shunichi Imano here. ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.