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The impossible just happened. Apple customers targeted by hackers

Customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the 1st campaign against Macintosh computers using ‘ransomware’. The latter is 1 of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then typically asks users to pay ransom in hard-to-trace digital currencies to get an electronic key so they can retrieve their data.

Reports: Apple Insider, 9 to 5 Mac, Computer World, International Business Times UK


Brain Test malware continues to bug Android

This one refuses to go away. After it was 1st noticed in Sept last year, Brain Test malware has reared its head again. This time, Google has already deleted over a dozen Brain Test infected apps from its Google Play Store as a result of an investigation by cybersecurity company Lookout.

Reports: ZDNet, Threatpost, SC Magazine