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Nemucod Ransomware-as-a-Service Now Distributes Cerber Ransomware!

Cerber was first noticed in 1st quarter of 2016 and since then, it spread rapidly within no time with the help of Ransomware-as-a-Service . Recently, Microsoft reported that Cerber is on the top position in Ransomware families infecting more than thousands of systems around the world every day! And it seems like Cerber isn't going to stop any more as Nemucod Ransomware-as-a-service appears to be yet another RaaS to distribute Cerber freshly! According to Cyren blog, it might be the newer version of Cerber or it might be…

Spora Ransomware Provides 24/7 Customer Support to Victims!

The ransomware storm ain't gonna stop in 2017! Ransomware attacks are increasing rapidly and 2016 year saw 200% growth in the attacks. And with the kind of services created by hackers like Ranion RaaS, Ransomware is going to grow rapidly. It is believed that everyday, 4,000 attacks happen only in USA. With an intention to collect a ransom amount smoothly, Spora Ransowmare attackers are now providing 24/7 customer support with a very well-designed payment page! Spora Ransomware Customer Support Spora is making it's name…

Ranion – A RaaS offering Distributed Network Data for Low Prices

Ranion Ransomware Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) portals have been creating havoc for a while now whenever they were launched. To an average person, cyber crime is known to be associated with theft, stealing of money or data which can be sold for profit. These threats are prevalent, and people should be aware of being precocious. What is an RaaS? However, it's a misjudgment to say that the hackers only deal with money. Extortion has been hiking up recently where the cyber criminals started stealing the data and the scams…

Ohio Town Government Computer, Phone Inaccessible by Ransomware

A county in Ohio,US, is a latest victim of a ransomware attack. In fact, their entire IT infrastructure has been shut down due to a ransomware outbreak. All computers and phone are inaccessible as a result of this attack. Licking county had to shut down all the computers to prevent further spreading of the ransomware. The issue was found Tuesday early morning when all the computer files and phone system was inaccessible. Only later they found out that they have been a victim of the new ransomware. Little information is made…

Stay Away! Netflix Login Generator is a Ransomware!

Netflix, a multinational entertainment firm having 93 million users around the world is at risk! The cyber criminals has found a freaking way to scam the Netflix users by using a simple Login Generator. A user might take it easy as he logins in the Netflix account to access it but little did he/she knew that Netflix Login Generator is a ransomware! 93 million Netflix users are at risk if they fall into this Netflix Login Generator scam! Over the times, it has been seen that cyber criminals sell these login credentials on…

Hotel Guest Locked and Ransomed by Cybercriminals

Technology has made our life easier but it can also make your life miserable. One of the hotel has recently learnt this. In a Europe, hotel management has admitted that their guests were held in or out of the room by cybercriminals. In what is called a sophisticated electronic key system hack, cyber criminals hacked into the system and asked thousands of dollars in bitcoin as a ransom. Edit: Guest were not allowed to re-enter the room. They were not locked into the room Just a few days back a news spread about ransomware…

Sneaky Ransomware App Found in Google Play Store Charge App

Ransomware is a real threat and it has now found a new home. In a surprising and shocking revelation, a ransomware app managed to get into Google play store damaging at least one real world device. A charge app named EnergyRescue was installed by few innocuous Android users expecting it to be a new charging app. Later, one of the user complained about all lost data and ransom amount on a social media platform. It quickly made a headline. Ransomware like Cerber & CryptoLocker have already been haunting Windows users. In…