Pierluigi Paganini June 15, 2014
Svpeng Android ransomware is impossible to repel after the infection

Experts at Kaspersky Lab are following the evolution of Svpeng Android malware, born as banking trojan and evolved in ransomware which hit US customers. The mobile malware Svpeng is evolving and recent versions were adapted to classic extortion scheme targeting Android devices in the US. Svpeng was detected for the first time one year ago […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 05, 2014
Simplocker, the first Android File-Encrypting Ransomware

Security experts at ESET discovered and analyzed the first Android File-Encrypting ransomware dubbed Simplocker with C&C hosted on TOR. Ransomware is  not a prerogative of desktop computers, cyber criminals are targeting also mobile platforms, recently it has been discovered the first mobile trojan able to encrypt victim’s data on Android by ESET security firm. Cyber criminals […]