The DOJ has declared a victory over the Cryptolocker Trojan stating it is now out of commission
That’s very good news for computer users worldwide, unfortunately – this could be a short lived respite: Ransomware kits, which automate the process for criminals, are becoming more prevalent, Intel Security said, predicting malware infections to increase on mobile devices. U.K. security vendor Sophos detected Simplelocker, an Android Trojan that encrypts mobile files and demands payment using the similar Cryptolocker extortion scam.
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