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In an incident that again underlines the danger posed by Windows ransomware, the police department of a city in Texas has lost video evidence dating back to 2009 and a host of documents following an attack by what appears to be a new strain of the Locky ransomware.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:51

Charger malware beats Google Play integrity

Check Point Threat Prevention has detected new zero-day mobile ransomware dubbed Charger, which is included in the now removed Energy Rescue app on Google Play.

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Researchers at Acronis, a private company that makes backup software and data protection solutions, have discovered a new variant of the DeriaLock ransomware for Windows that has one new trait: it demands that payment be made by Skype.

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