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Cybercriminals Use CryptoLocker to Encrypt Files of US Law Firm

10
Feb
2014

A law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina, has admitted falling victim to a cyberattack that leveraged the notorious piece of ransomware called CryptoLocker.

According to WSOCTV, the attackers infected one of the companys servers after sending out a fake voicemail notification that had the malware attached to it.

After the law firms IT department failed to recover the files, it agreed to pay the $300 (220) to get them back. However, at that po…

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