PC viruses // Posts tagged as "PC viruses"
You’ve probably heard of CryptoLocker, the highly-successful ransomware which encrypts your PC’s files and demands a ransom of $300 in order to access those files. Like anything successful in this world, CryptoLocker spawned a wave of copycats – including a piece of ransomware called CryptoDefense. CryptoDefense uses the same basic strategy as CryptoLocker and encrypts users’ files bRead More
It’s no secret that viruses have become more and more dangerous in recent years. However, recent PC security assessments have become increasingly frightening. The annual Black Hat conference took place this past week in Las Vegas. The conference focuses on topics related to the hacking industry as a whole. One presentation by Toucan Systems CEO Jonathan Brossard frightened PC users around theRead More