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ransomware

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Spring cleaning: Should you use a cloud storage service to back up your PC?

Cloud storage or cloud backup -- which is better for backing up your stuff?

By April 24, 2015

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New ransomware targeting OS X users

Ransomware posing as the US FBI is targeting Mac OS X users, demanding money after accusing the user of downloading illegal porn.

By July 16, 2013

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How to tackle JavaScript-based ransomware sites

Ransomware holding you and your computer hostage? Don't worry, its scheme can easily be overcome.

By July 16, 2013

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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Get Panda Internet Security 2015 for free

Well, free after rebate, but ultimately you're getting a $55 security suite for $0. Plus: four bonus deals!

By December 2, 2014

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Ransomware cybercrime ring dismantled in Europe

Suspects are accused of infecting millions of computers with a virus to extort perhaps millions of dollars from computer users in 30 countries.

By February 13, 2013

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I still don't use anti-virus software. Am I still nuts?

It's been a year since I first revealed my shocking secret. Have I paid the price for ignoring all the security experts?

By June 25, 2014

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Ransomware a growing menace, says Symantec

This type of scamware has jumped over the past year, both in number and variety, according to the security vendor.

By November 12, 2012

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US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

Suspected Russian hacker is accused of creating botnet that infected as many as 1 million computers worldwide in order to steal more than $100 million.

By June 2, 2014

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Ransomware targets Aussie downloaders

A new scam threatens to format a victim's hard drive if a fine isn't paid for illegal downloads.

By November 4, 2012