Victims of malware, such as bitcoin ransomware Cryptolocker, should pay off the perpetrators, an FBI agent has advised.
A new report into the effects of TorrentLocker malware has found that 98.55% of victims do not pay the bitcoin ransom.
A sheriff's office in Tennessee paid a $500 bitcoin ransom this week to secure thousands of sensitive files.
International authorities have disabled GOZeuS, the P2P network behind the CryptoLocker malware.
It's a legal requirement for journalists to write an end-of-year roundup, and John Law is nothing if not law-abiding.
The UK’s crime agency alerted people today after bitcoin ransomware scourge Cryptolocker swept the country.
Cybercriminals are infecting people's computers with malware then demanding a bitcoin ransom for the decryption key.