Tag Archives: malware

Ransoware is on the rise. In the first three months of 2016, Kaspersky labs report a 14% increase in the incidence of ransomware. So far the most popular ransomware is Teslacrypt (58.4% of attacks), CTB-Locker (23.5%), and Cryptowall (3.4%). In 2015 there were 2,453 reported ransomware incidents in the United States alone, with the crooks […]

Phishing emails – emails designed to con you into releasing personal information for use by scammers – are getting increasingly sophisticated. Email addresses are obfuscated (hidden behind an apparently genuine address) and the content often looks very professional. In a recent quiz carried out by Intel for CBS in America, 80 per cent of users […]