The malicious ads exploited vulnerabilities to install the CryptoWall ransomware on computers, researchers from Proofpoint said
The Koler ransomware locks the device screen and displays fake messages from police agencies
The systems were accessed using account credentials from a third-party vendor, Dairy Queen said
A new version of the worm is causing infected devices to send thousands of spam text messages and has spread to 16 countries so far.
The Cryptolocker crew has raked in a reported $30 million in ransom - and seems to be running their illegal data hijacking ring like a legit business.
Phishing scams profit from your false sense of security. Protect yourself by learning how to look askance at any odd-seeming email.
The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says.
The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.
Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) pack a nasty bite if left unchecked. The antivirus suite you already have may be able to catch and muzzle them.
60% of all internet traffic are from bots and half them are out to cause havok.