The AutoWannaCryV2 Virus is a test release ransomware targeting English-speaking users on a global scale. The currently released samples of it are early versions that may be updated in further iterations. Refer to our in-depth article for a technical analysis and full removal instructions.
AutoWannaCryV2 Virus – Distribution Ways
The AutoWannaCryV2 virus is a new ransomware threat that has been detected in the end of July this year. According to the available reports it seeks to primarily target English-speaking users from around the world.
At this point the number of captured samples is low and this does not give out the main delivery method. The hackers behind the AutoWannaCryV2 virus can use all available methods in order to spread the danger.
One of the common tactics is the creation and coordination of email phishing campaigns. They send bulk messages in a SPAM like manner containing web elements taken from various well-known companies or services. The criminals seek to confuse the users into thinking that they have received a legitimate message. The AutoWannaCryV2 virus is usually embedded somewhere in (Read more...)
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