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Banking Trojan has infected at least 40K Android users worldwide

Hundreds of different banking Trojans attack Android users, one being Android.SmsSpy.88.origin, which was first spotted in 2014.

Security researcher warns "future is extortion" as cyber-criminals target SMEs

Sitting in the F-Secure Labs in Helsinki, Sean Sullivan, security researcher at F-Secure warned that the "future is extortion" as cyber-criminals target small-to-medium size enterprises for high returns.

ICYMI: BoE Bank Test; Ransomware; Mac Malware; Russia cyber-security capabilities; RSA coverage;

The latest In Case You Missed It: Bank of England simulation, ransomware photo threat, 2015 worst for Mac malware, Russiab cyber-warfare lead, RSA report.

Version 4.0 of ransomware Cryptowall released, now encrypts file names

BleepingComputer.com's editor Lawrence Abrams is reporting that a new version of the Cryptowall ransomware has been released, and has released details of why it's more of a threat than ever before.

WordPress sites redirect to Neutrino EK, CryptoWall pushed via Flash exploit

Neutrino Exploit Kit has been observed targeting CVE-2015-5119, an Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnerability.

One third of UK companies beset by ransomware

Hackers exploiting Flash vulnerability to infect machines with Ransomware

'Serious threat' as free web apps plant Trojans and ransomware

Security professionals are being warned of a 'serious threat' from cyber-criminals using free web apps to distribute malware including Zeus, DOFOIL, CryptoWall and other ransomware.

Cryptolocker successors evolving rapidly

Ransomware evolving onto the Android platform - and using TOR to hide its communications.

Rex Mundi: How did Domino's incident response line up?

Get your incident response plan in place, and practice it if you want to ensure you're back up and running quickly following a breach says Ted Julian.

Domino's won't pay ransom on 600,000 record hack

Details of 600,000 French and Belgian customers to be released tonight if ransom not paid today say hackers.