It’s a robo-chimp named Robo-Kitty that is spreading ransomware that encrypts your files.
According to a report from The Register, Roombas are also being sold on the dark web for hundreds of dollars each.
Roombam is a company that specializes in the creation of malware that can infect your Mac, Windows and Android computers, but it is now facing an onslaught of ransomware attacks from other malware makers.
As we reported in January, a ransomware attack on Roombahotch.com that was first spotted by researchers from Kaspersky Lab is now infecting over 150,000 computers across the world, and has been causing massive data losses for businesses.
Roamotch’s latest attack, however, has infected about 2,000 businesses, according to researchers from Trend Micro.
This means that the Roamotic malware is spreading like wildfire, even though the attack has only been going on for a few weeks.
Roamin’ around and roboKitties are out there, but its up to you to protect yourself…
The Register reports that Roombotch is now being sold for $150 on the black market.
There are reports that the company has also been targeted by ransomware attacks in the past, including in October, when a group of cybercriminals paid $15,000 to steal a $100,000 ransom from Roombay.
The ransom was later paid back by the group, but the ransomware attack caused a massive loss for Roombaa.
We contacted Roombach for comment, but we will update this story if we hear back.
Ransomware is a booming market.
In January, ransomware was responsible for over $1 billion in losses for the healthcare industry.
Roaming ransomware is a way for hackers to steal your data, which is used for fraudulent transactions, as well as to launch attacks against other websites.
According the cybersecurity firm Trend Micro, Roaming malware is on the rise, with attacks on banks, banks’ IT systems, financial institutions, and more.
This new attack, which targets businesses, is the second of its kind in less than a month.
While ransomware attacks are a growing threat, cybercriminologists have warned that there are ways to stay safe.
They recommend paying attention to the steps you take to protect your data and that you install security software regularly.
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