Infosecurity Magazine — May 17, 2016
While tax season in the United States is winding down, businesses and households across the UK are starting to prepare their tax returns.
SC Magazine — April 26, 2016
A new malware type has been spotted in the wild that features a couple of original moves not seen yet by researchers; it is self installing and the cybercriminals require that the ransom be paid in iTunes gift cards.
The Register — April 26, 2016
Blue Coat researcher Andrew Brandt says ancient Androids can be hijacked with persistent ads that force victims to buy US$200 worth of iTunes gift cards.
Dark Reading — April 26, 2016
Blue Coat says it's the first Android ransomware that installs without user interaction.
Computerworld — April 25, 2016
Dogspectus is a ransomware that silently installs on Android devices, via malvertising and a Hacking Team exploit, then demands a ransom of $200 in iTunes gift cards.
Threatpost — April 25, 2016
A menacing wave of ransomware that locks up Android devices and demands victims pay $200 in Apple iTunes gift card codes is raising concern among security researchers.
Ars Technica — April 25, 2016
CSO Online — April 25, 2016
Towelroot exploit, used alongside a leaked Hacking Team exploit, delivers Ransomware to Androids via compromised advertising.
InfoWorld — April 25, 2016
The Web-based malware attack uses Towelroot and a Hacking Team exploit to compromise devices running old versions of Android
The VAR Guy — April 21, 2016
Web security solution provider Blue Coat Systems debuted its Cloud Ready Partner Program earlier this month, which is expected to allow vendors and Security as a Service providers to “deeply integrate and certify their services and cloud applications” into the Blue Coat Security Platform.