More than a half million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer, authorities said as charges were announced Monday.
Cyber criminals are infiltrating phones and tablets at an alarming rate. Reports of disruptive software or information gathering malware have increased by six-hundred-percent in recent years.
Smartphone and tablet users beware – there has been a sharp increase in the number of criminal hack attacks on mobile devices.
A hot new scam is sweeping the internet, it locks up your computer and demand $200 to fix the problem. The virus has left some web surfers feeling tentative about using their computers.
A panicky phone call from someone claiming to help solve your computer problems could wind up being more of a problem than a solution.