Locky ransomware grows rapidly in prominence, infamy, warn researchers

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As industry research continues to pour in on Locky — the newly emerging ransomware responsible for locking out Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, it is becoming clear that the malicious code is propagating rapidly in the U.S. and across the globe.

Locky's accelerated distribution was noted in recent advisories from leading security firms Heimdal Security and Palo Alto Networks. 

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