Thursday, 22 June 2017

Locky Ransomware Returns, but Targets Only Windows XP & Vista

The Locky ransomware is back, spreading via a massive wave of spam emails distributed by the Necurs botnet, but the campaign appears to be a half-baked effort because the ransomware is not able to encrypt files on modern Windows OS versions, locking files only on old Windows XP & Vista machines.

 

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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