Fake copyright infringement emails install LockBit ransomware

Bill Toulas reports:

LockBit ransomware affiliates are using an interesting trick to get people into infecting their devices by disguising their malware as copyright claims.

The recipients of these emails are warned about a copyright violation, allegedly having used media files without the creator’s license. These emails demand that the recipient remove the infringing content from their websites, or they will face legal action.

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