Blank Slate Campaign Takes Advantage of Hosting Providers to Spread Ransomware

 In Malware, Ransomware

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In recent months, Palo Alto Networks has been tracking a malicious spam (malspam) campaign using emails with no message content and an attached zip archive to spread ransomware. They have nicknamed this campaign “Blank Slate” because the malspam messages are blank with nothing to explain the malicious attachments.

Read their detailed analysis here: http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2017/03/unit42-blank-slate-campaign-takes-advantage-hosting-providers-spread-ransomware/

 

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