Researchers have spotted threat actors flocking to CryptXXX after TeslaCrypt authors closed shop.
Professor Alan Woodward has identified a recent surge in .Onion address growth which may also mean an upswing of Locky infections
Security researchers at Bleeping Computer and Emisoft have declared the short-lived ransomware, which threatened to reveal private files, dead.
Neutrino Exploit Kit has been observed targeting CVE-2015-5119, an Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnerability.
A new malvertising attack, constructed around the Magnitude exploit kit, is using a novel technique to push users to sites where they can be attacked with a drive-by download.
CryptoLocker is back and more popular than ever, less than one month on from the Operation Tovar campaign.
Operation Tovar saw the US Department of Justice, the FBI, Europol and the UK's NCA work together to takedown the Gameover Zeus and CryptoLocker botnets, a fine example of international cyber-crime policing, according to experts.
New estimates on the Gameover Zeus and CryptoLocker botnets suggest that they have infected as many as one million PCs.
"The doomsday scenario may be a mass Cryptolocker ransomware attack for one final payday," says Context IS director of assurance Rob Sloan.
$3.75m revenue stream for the ransomware gang behind the code
A copycat of the CryptoLocker ransomware has recently emerged and already infected thousands of computers internationally