Security researchers Intezer and IBM X-Force have identified a new ransomware that is seriously vicious. It’s PureLocker—named because it is programmed in PureBasic language, which is apparently unusual.

The scary thing about this ransomware being written in PureBasic programming language is that it can target different platforms and is transferable between different operating systems, including

Just another ransomware to worry about—Locky, a ransomware that attacks systems with malicious macros has logged almost a half a million sessions in the U.S.

The infection happens through an email that looks to be an invoice and has a Word attachment—the supposed invoice. The Word document attached to the email includes malicious macros that