Users received notifications on their WhatsApp accounts from Facebook requesting a password change.
Ransomware “has eclipsed most other cyber-threats, affecting victims across multiple industries in both the public and private sectors,” the report said.
Losses from cyber crimes rose 24 percent in 2016 to over $1.33 billion, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's IC3.
The chief of national child rights panel said on Thursday smartphones have contributed to rise in offences against women and kids and expressed concern over increasing cases of Internet crime against children.
The U.S. government charged eight individuals with using data obtained by hacking into two credit card processors in a worldwide scheme...