Slovenian police have arrested four suspects over allegations that they developed the Mariposa botnet malware. Read the full article. [The Register]
Georgia Tech Research Institute has released an open source threat intelligence gathering tool called BlackForest that automates attack-data mining.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab report on the infrastructure supporting the Koler ransomware, which not only has components targeting Android devices, but also redirects desktop browsers to other ransomware and exploit kits.
New ransomware has been dubbed Onion by researchers at Kaspersky Lab as its creators use command and control servers hidden in the Tor Network (a/k/a The Onion Router) to obscure their malicious activity.