Ransomware Campaign Botches Mistake Cyborg Attacker

Cybercriminals attempted to install Cyborg ransomware on target machines by deceiving victims with a fraudulent Windows update.

Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now!

Critical Microsoft Windows Update!

These are the two subject lines of fraudulent emails disguised to appear as Windows Update notifications while containing malicious attachments to infect targets with Cyborg ransomware. While the threat is not effective, experts warn its public builder can be used to create variants.

Source: Dark Reading

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