Several reports claim Sony Pictures Entertainment's internal network was attacked by cybercriminals making unspecified demands in exchange for stolen data.
A report from Bromium argues that backup technologies may be more effective in containing ransom malware threats than traditional antivirus software.
A sharp increase in Crowti ransomware infections during October is the latest indication that spam emails are still effective, according to Microsoft.
The Koler Android ransomware variant is using bit.ly links and a phony message from the FBI to take over smartphones and demand money.
Today, cyber criminals are applying ancient approaches to modern technologies by using ransomware and cyber extortion to demand money from victims.
According to Trusteer researchers, the Citadel platform is being used by a new type of malware called Reveton to deliver code ransom.