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New Locky variant ransomware attack hits 20M attacks in one day

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 20, 2017 in Industry News

A new ransomware threat, discovered by researchers at the Barracuda Advanced Technology Group, has launched some 20 million attacks in a single day, according to a Tuesday blog post from Barracuda Labs. And the 20 million is just the start, at the post said the number of attacks was “growing rapidly.”

In the post researchers called the ransomware campaign “aggressive,” and noted that a large volume of the attacks seemed to come from Vietnam. Additionally, India, Colombia, Turkey, and Greece were also hotbeds for these attacks.


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