Rapid ransomware spoofs IRS

Bleeping Computer, 12th February 2018: Rapid Ransomware Being Spread Using Fake IRS Malspam

“A new variant of Rapid Ransomware is currently being distributed using malspam that pretends to be from the Internal Revenue Service. First detected by Derek Knight, this campaign is a mixup of countries with the IRS being a U.S. entity, the send being a UK email address, and the spam attachment being in German.”

Much more information in Lawrence Abrams’ article.

David Harley

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The AVIEN Blog authored by DHarley. Read the original post at: https://avien.net/blog/rapid-ransomware-spoofs-irs/