Emotet spam trojan surges back to life after 5 months of silence

After months of inactivity, the notorious Emotet spamming trojan has come alive again as it spews out a massive campaign of malicious emails targeting users worldwide.

Emotet is a malware infection that spreads through spam emails containing malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan on a victim’s computer, which installs other malware over time and using the infected computer to send further spam emails.

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Source: Bleeping Computer