Video Roundup: New in ransomware

Make no mistake: Ransomware is one of the biggest threats on the internet right now. Here's a look at what it is, how it's been wreaking havoc lately, and some of the ways you can protect yourself from it.

All you need to know about ransomware in 60 seconds

All you need to know about ransomware in 60 seconds Everything you need to know about ransomware: how it started, why it's booming, how to protect against it, and what to do if your PC's infected. Read our Executive's Guide to Ransomware here: http://zd.net/2mersfL


WannaCry infection sees Victorian police withdraw 7,500 traffic infringements

WannaCry infection sees Victorian police withdraw 7,500 traffic infringements Victorian Police have withdrawn over 7,500 speeding and red light tickets after nearly 100 cameras were found to be infected with WannaCry ransomware.

Ransomware using trojan trick to expand threat

Ransomware using trojan trick to expand threat Users only needed to visit a website compromised with a malicious advert to become infected with Mole ransomware, warn security researchers.

No More Ransom: Initiative that outwits ransomware reaches first year

No More Ransom: Initiative that outwits ransomware reaches first year The collaboration between cybersecurity companies and law enforcement agencies is proving more popular than its creators ever expected.

Petya ransomware: How to create the file that will protect your computer

Petya ransomware: How to create the file that will protect your computer You can vaccinate your system in seconds from the Petya/NonPetya ransomware -- at least, for now.

Bitcoin emboldening ransomware gangs

Bitcoin emboldening ransomware gangs Secure payment system Bitcoin has many legitimate uses, but like other technologies, it's also been beneficial to cybercriminals seeking new ways to extort money.