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Ransomware – It’s Baaaaa-aaaack!

If you haven't already heard, Locky is back! Borrowing another tactic from the Dridex playbook, we're seeing the Locky campaign use malicious .pdf email attachments as its preferred infection vector. Once opened, the .pdf requests to extract and open a second file (an embedded Office document) which then prompts the user to execute malicious macros. Interestingly enough, this technique is being used in response to increased user awareness of malicious office macros. So what does Sentinel do to protect [...]

By | 2017-11-20T05:54:34+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Network Security|Comments Off on Ransomware – It’s Baaaaa-aaaack!