Posts tagged AutoLocky

AutoLocky targets Windows OS and, currently, the method of distribution is unknown. The malware’s icon, though, was designed to look like an Adobe PDF icon so researchers speculate that it is distributed via phishing emails. It tries to impersonate the more familiar Locky variant by appending .locky to encrypted files but it differs in its style of ransom note and does not use Tor to contact its C2 servers.

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