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Danny Palmer reports:

Once considered almost dead, the Locky strain of ransomware has continued its resurgence with a new email distribution campaign, which researchers say is one of the largest malware campaigns of this half of the year.

Over 23 million messages containing Locky were sent in just 24 hours on 28 August, with the attacks spiking in time to hit US workers as they arrived at their desks on Monday morning.

Read more on ZDNet.

  2 Responses to “This giant ransomware campaign just sent millions of malware-spreading emails”

  1. I’ve tried to confirm this from 4 separate sources and nobody saw anything of the kind. Kinda hard not seeing 23 million spam wave

  2. What do the App River folks say/offer by way of proof? Any screenshots of the wave, perhap?

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