Friday, August 5, 2016

Feedly:Newest Blog Posts | Symantec Connect Community. New ransomware mimics Microsoft activation window

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A new ransomlock variant, which mainly affects the US, tricks users into calling a toll-free number to reactivate their Windows computer.
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Symantec has discovered a new ransomware variant that pretends to originate from Microsoft and uses social engineering techniques to trick the victim into calling a toll-free number to “reactivate” Windows. In this case reactivating Windows means unlocking their computer.

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