New Avaddon Ransomware launches in massive smiley spam campaign


With a wink and a smile, the new Avaddon Ransomware has come alive in a massive spam campaign targeting users worldwide.

Avaddon was launched at the beginning of this month and is actively recruiting hackers and malware distributors to spread the ransomware by any means possible.

As its first known attack, the Avaddon Ransomware is being distributed in a spam campaign reminiscent of February’s Nemty Ransomware Love Letter campaign.

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Source: Bleeping Computer