Locky: Extension Pioneer

Although, newer strains of Ransomware change file extension names, Locky was the first ever to start the trend. It’s not particularly old, but has become an infamous one in a short span of 5 months. Perhaps, Locky’s fame is credited to its wide spread transmission. A research over it says, out of 10 spam emails, 7 contained Locky executables in the first quarter of 2016. How it infects? Just like many other Ransomware variants, Locky too finds its way via spam emails. More often than not, these emails contain a… Read More

  • Ankit
  • 13 Sep 2016
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