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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…