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Idea from Kristen Ramos

Kristen Ramos

Title

Is Your Hacker Your Facebook Friend? FB Messenger Spreads Locky Ransomware

Summary

There's a new method of ransomware attack on the cybersecurity landscape--and it disguises itself as your Facebook friend to hack into your system. Over the last few days, businesses and individuals alike have been barraged with Facebook messages attached to an .SVG image file. Even if this file was sent by a legitimate Facebook friend, clicking the link could unleash a ransomware Trojan into your system.

Author

Kristen Ramos

Keywords

  • ransomware cybersecurity
  • Links