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Ransomware Disguised as Invoice Email

Posted by Angel Martinez on Sep 21, 2018 1:53:47 PM

Email has become one of the most common ways for ransomware to make its way into your system.

Hackers are constantly trying to trick us into giving them access to sensitive information, and invoice phishing scams are growing in popularity. For example, the PyLocky ransomware delivered via email regarding invoicing. Some of the more sophisticated scams deliver a phishing email, and then use social engineering via phone call to obtain more information.

With this rise in the frequency of ransomware attacks, it is more important than ever to be well informed on how to combat it.

In this post we will look at how you can recognize ransomware that is disguised as an invoice email.

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Topics: Ransomware, Phishing, IT Security, Cybersecurity