“!!!Attantion WannaCry-Team!!!” Scam E-Mails – How to Stop and Block It

This article aims to explain what is the !!!Attantion WannaCry-Team!!! e-mail scam and how to stop such e-mails from being spammed on your e-mail.

A new scam, pretending to be an alert regarding a new WannaCry ransomware outbreak which aims to trick victims that their computers have been compromised by the ransomware virus in order to blackmail them to pay 0.1 BitCoin in order to “fix” the situation. According to recent reports, such e-mails are a complete sham and they are not to be trusted. Read this article to understand more about the scam and how to protect yourself from it.

Threat Summary

TypeE-Mail Scam
Short DescriptionAims to trick victims into believing that their computers have been compromsied and convince them into paying insane ammounts of money to the cyber-criminals who are behind this scam.
SymptomsYou receive e-mails from WannaCry-Hack-Team.
Distribution MethodSpam bots or massive e-mail campaigns.
User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss WannaCry-Team.

!!!Attantion WannaCry-Team!!! Scam – More information

The subject of the e-mails sent ot users aims to come from the so-called “WannaCry-Hack-Team” who aim to send different messages suggesting that new ones are generated on a faily basis. So far, the e-mails look similar to the following according to recent reports:

Hello! WannaCry is back! All your devices were hacked with our program installed on them. We have developed operation of our program, so you will not be able to recover your data after the attack.

All the information will be encrypted and then erased. Antivirus software will not be able to detect our program, while firewalls will be bedrid against our unique code.

Should your files be encrypted, you will lose them forever.

Our program also permeates into the local network, erasing data on all computers (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/attantion-wannacry-team-scam-e-mails-stop-block/