Android users, beware. Ransomware for your smartphone is picking up – it’s now the main threat in the US, UK, Germany, Denmark and Australia, in the first half of 2016. These are the figures from security organisation BitDefender, whose report claims the Android SLocker ransomware family accounts for almost half of all mobile malware reported by infected devices in the first half of 2016 in Denmark. In Germany, it’s at 25 per cent, in Australia 21.54 per cent and 16.48 per cent in the UK. The US has had least troubles so far, sitting at 16 per cent.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: ITProPortal