TorrentLocker: Racketeering ransomware under the microscope

Security experts at ESET have released their latest research into the notorious TorrentLocker malware, which has infected thousands of computer systems around the world, taking data hostage and demanding a ransom be paid to ensure their safe return.

Learn more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

TorrentLocker unlocked! Buggy ransomware allows easy recovery for victims

Far from being the geniuses that the media like to portray, malicious hackers can make mistakes just as well as the next person… and that’s certainly true of whoever was behind the TorrentLocker ransomware.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.