Friday, August 14, 2015

Ransomware Holds Smartphones Hostage

It was probably inevitable, but ransomware software that locks up your computer until you pay the “ransom” to scammers has arrived on smartphones.

The malware that seizes control is targeted mainly at Android phones.

It flashes up a message claiming to be from the FBI, a government cyber task force or a security firm, claiming that the user has been accessing illegal websites and must now pay a fine to get access to their device again.

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