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Non-Stop: The Number of Users Attacked with Encrypting Ransomware Grew 2.6 Times in Q3 2016

Non-Stop: The Number of Users Attacked with Encrypting Ransomware Grew 2.6 Times in Q3 2016

The number of Internet users that encountered encrypting ransomware more than doubled in Q3 2016, reaching 821 865 people, according to the Kaspersky Lab quarterly IT threat evolution report. The number of people attacked has now risen for the third quarter in the row.

Gugi Banking Trojan Outsmarts New Android 6 Security

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a modification of the Gugi banking trojan that can bypass new Android 6 security features designed to block phishing and ransomware attacks.

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Angler by Lurk: Why the infamous cybercriminal group that stole millions was renting out its most powerful tool

At the beginning of the summer, Kaspersky Lab assisted in the arrest of suspects that were part of the Lurk gang, which allegedly stole more than 45 million dollars from a number of companies and banks in Russia. It was the largest financial cybercrime group to be caught in recent years. However, this wasn’t the only cybercriminal activity Lurk group has been involved in.

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