Fake copyright infringement emails install LockBit ransomware


Affiliates of the LockBit ransomware employ an intriguing ploy to persuade individuals into allowing the malware to infect their devices: they disguise the infection as copyright claims.

The senders of these emails accuse the receivers of using media files without permission and issue a copyright violation warning. These emails threaten legal action against the recipient unless they take down the illegal information from their websites. Read More…