Work days are so busy that many of the week's best infosec stories often get lost in the shuffle. That's where Weekend Reading comes in. Each week we bring you the best news and analysis from the information security world, chosen by the field's best writers and editors.
This week we've got two stories for you that shed light on cybercrime.
Paul Wagenseil, Senior Editor, Security at Tom's Guide/Laptop Magaine, recommends checking out Malware Campaign Targets Bloggers, Holds PCs Hostage by Henry T. Casey.
The story "offers a clear glimpse into how online criminals operate. The scheme is complicated but fascinating, with password-stealing malware, negligent website administrators, clueless bloggers, unpatched Adobe security flaws, the Cryptowall ransomware and the Angler browser exploit kit all combining to form a perfect storm of digital disaster," Wagenseil says.