Recent Windows 10 Update Comes with Cyborg Ransomware

Trustwave found a current malicious campaign that tricks people by sending them alarming update emails from Microsoft. These emails prove to be malicious, infecting the user’s system with the Cyborg ransomware. Users receive an email titled “Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now!” or “Critical Microsoft Windows Update!”. Such a thing is impossible because Microsoft releases Windows updates only through its operating system. The malicious mail contains an attachment with the false update, a “.jpg” file extension, which is, in fact, an executable file. Also, the data is a harmful .NET…

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