TorrentLocker Ransomware Aims at UK Users

TorrentLocker Ransomware Aims at UK Users

September 5, 2014

The newly discovered TorrentLocker ransomware with file-encryption capabilities has been observed to target users in UK via spam email purporting to come from Royal Mail postal service.The messages claim to deliver package tracking information, which is an executable file. The malicious item is downloaded from a phishing website, whose link is provided in the email.In August, only Australians were targeted with fake Australian Post package-tracking page, researchers from ESET sec…