Threat Spotlight: Locky Ransomware

A persistent threat, Locky ransomware apparently has no plans to disappear anytime soon. Locky recently changed to utilize one of the most popular methods of spreading malware: spear phishing emails. In this blog post, a VBS file archived via zip is dissected showing the techniques used by threat actors to avoid detection.

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