Drive-by ransomware attack demands $120

Malicious hackers are spreading ransomware, which encrypts media and Office files on victim's computers, in an attempt to extort $120.

The attack appears to have hit computer users via a drive-by vulnerability on compromised websites.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

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