Massive Locky ransomware campaign sends out 23 million emails in 24 hours

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Security researchers have spotted a massive malware campaign that sent out 23 million messages laden with Locky ransomware in the span of 24 hours.

Security experts at AppRiver detected the campaign on 28 August at around 07:00 CDT. There wasn't much to the attack emails spewed out by the campaign. Just some seemingly innocuous subject lines like "pictures" and "documents" along with a request to "download it here."

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