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Ransomware attacks Synology NAS devices

"SynoLocker" malware infects through a vulnerability in older versions of their NAS software. The attack demands 0.6 BitCoins (about $350) to decrypt files.

August 5, 2014

Android malware samples jump six-fold in Q2

Malware samples which consist mostly of mobile spyware rocketed to over 120,000 last month within three months. The OS's application signing shows further weakness, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs study.

July 24, 2013 by

ACMA goes public with ISP malware statistics

Although ISPs and network operators have had access to the rough figures of malware infections for some time, the Australian Communications and Media Authority has now begun publishing the statistics for the public.

May 20, 2013 by

Latest Mac malware adds to 'troubling trend,' says security expert

Apple has updated its XProtect definitions after a new malware variant appeared, targeting Russian social network users. One security expert says the increase in OS X-specific malware is "troubling." However, the increase in Mac malware should not be overblown.

December 14, 2012

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