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Skype users targeted by ransomware

Skype users are being targeted by a round of ransomware that is being sent around as a message from contacts.

The message reads  “lol is this your new profile pic?”, which is followed by a link. If the Skype users clicks on the link, a zip file containing an executable that infects the computer system.

The system is the locked down and displays a message demanding money.

More about the Skype ransomware.


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