Fake PayPal Site Spreads Nemty Ransomware

A web page pretending to offer an official application from PayPal is currently spreading a new variant of Nemty ransomware to unsuspecting users. This latest occurrence of Nemty was observed on a fake PayPal page that promises to return 3-5% from purchases made through the payment system.


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Roy Rashti, Cybersecurity ,  Bitdam
September 09, 2019
Security solutions, which are designed seek out this more ‘traditional’ approach form of phishing.
Such an attack could and should be blocked by a security solution at each and every stage: pre-delivery, when the fake page is being browsed, when the executable is downloaded to the computer and when the executable begins operating. Without such a solution in place, it is imperative that users be especially careful when clicking any link they receive. This approach is unique to what other cybe ....
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