Corona-lock is yet another ransomware campaign using the disease as a lure


Corona-lock ransomware

Corona-lock ransomware is a cryptovirus that misuses the COVID-19 pandemic to trick people into opening malicious ransomware payload and lock personal people’s files. It has been found spreading via spam emails[1] called “Corona virus cure for China, Italy.” The email contains a CORONA TREATMENT.doc file, which is infected with the malicious ransomware payload. 

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