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Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives

Trend Micro researchers spotted a new ransomware variant dubbed Petya that is delivered to victims who believe they are linking to a resume stored on a cloud storage site like Dropbox, but instead are hit with malware that locks up their computer.

IBM: Corporations could be the next target for ransomware attacks

The growing threat posed by ransomware and the possibility that cyber-criminals will graduate from extorting end users to large corporations topped the worry list of IBM's X-Force threat team in its Q3 threat intelligence report.