In a blog post outlining the Malware threat, they added: “There currently are no publicly shared methods to reverse this Locky strain.”
The cybercriminals behind the latest malware campaign only need a handful of the millions of e-mails sent to be successful to earn a big profit, as the ransom is so large.
The e-mail breach was outlined by Australian computer security expert Troy Hunt, who runs the Have I Been Pwned website.
The screen e-mail users are greeted with after Locky malware infects a computerOn his blog he wrote: “Last week I was contacted by someone alerting me to the presence of a spam list.
“That's a bit of a relative term though because whilst I've loaded ‘big’ spam lists into Have I been pwned (HIBP) before, the largest to date has been a mere 393m records and belonged to River City Media.
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