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Ransomware with a happy ending

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Fortunately, not every cybercrook in the world is a good coder.

Let's hope it stays that way...

SSCC 150 - TrueCrypt, Gameover, CryptoLocker and whither mobile malware? [PODCAST]

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This week, Chet and Duck dig into the bafflement of the disappearing TrueCrypt encryption software: did it jump, or was it pushed?

They also look at the takedown of Gameover and CryptoLocker, and look into what we can learn from ten years of mobile malware.

Android "police warning" ransomware - how to avoid it, and what to do if you get caught

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With ransomware like "Koler" making its way to Android, locking your device and demanding $300 to keep you out of trouble with the police, it's important to keep informed about Android threats.

John Zorabedian gives you five tips on how to keep your Android safe...

First Aid for Android: How to unlock your ransomed phone

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What do you do when your Android device freezes or locks up so you can't do anything useful...especially if it wants $300 to let you get back to work?

Here's an Android troubleshooting technique for emergencies of this sort...

CryptoLocker urgent alert - here's how YOU can help!

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The UK's National Crime Agency has put out a CryptoLocker ransomware alert - the malware is still a huge problem, even after weeks of high profile coverage.

Here's what YOU can do to help prevent it...

CryptoLocker ransomware - see how it works, learn about prevention, cleanup and recovery

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This article explains how the CryptoLocker ransomware works, including a short video showing you what it does.

The article tells you about prevention, cleanup, and recovery, and explains how to improve your security against this sort of threat in future.

Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images

Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images

A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.

Reveton ransomware gang arrested by Spanish police

Reveton malware gang arrested by Spanish police

The Spanish police have arrested 11 individuals suspected of being members of the infamous Reveton ransomware gang.

Three people arrested over "Police ransomware" computer attacks [VIDEO]

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British Police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with a spate of computer attacks that have held innocent internet users to ransom.

Ransomware encrypts files claiming SOPA piracy charges

Ransomware encrypts files claiming SOPA piracy charges

A new variant of ransomware wants you to believe you have been caught pirating software, music and movies and you must pay a fine under the SOPA act. Except there is no SOPA act.

Monday review: the hot 27 stories of last week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

It's weekly roundup time - here's everything we published in the last seven days.

Reveton/FBI ransomware - exposed, explained and eliminated [VIDEO]

Reveton ransomware - exposed, explained and eliminated

Many of you have been asking us about the Reveton ransomware, which claims that the FBI has fined you, and locks you out of your PC until you pay up.

Learn what it looks like, and what to do if you or one of your friends and family encounter it...