Tag Archives: Drive-by download

Back Up Before It Is All Gone – New Ransomware Threat

RANSOMWARE THREAT IS BACK! After an absence of 2 months, the CryptoWall ransomware threat is back!  CryptoWall 3.0 started appearing on Monday 1-12-15 and is a sophisticated ransomware threat program that encrypts the victims' files making them unusable and non-recoverable. Users are instructed to pay the equivalent of US$500 in bitcoin virtual currency in order…
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Up to Five Million Web Sites Serving Up Malware.

As many as five million Web sites hosted by Network Solutions have been serving up malware, probably for several months.  "This is one of the biggest infections for drive-by download attacks that I've seen," said Wayne Huang, co-founder and CTO of Santa Clara, Calif.-based Armorize Technologies, a Web application security company. Huang said his firm's…
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