Spikes in Spam Email JavaScript Attachments Leading to Locky Ransomware

Over the past month, researchers have spotted high volumes of spam email JavaScript attachments that, if opened by a user, leads to the download of Locky ransomware. Rodel Mendrez, a security researcher at Trustwave, explains in a blog post that he has observed “extraordinary huge volumes of JavaScript attachments” in punctuated bursts…

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Hacker to Be Punished for Targeted Attack Against Moonpig

A judge is scheduled to sentence a hacker for a targeted attack back in July of 2015 that forced Moonpig to suspend its website on three continents. The Whitehaven News reports that Anthony Luke Fulton, 22, of Mill Hill, Cleator Moor, recently appeared before Judge Barbara Forrester after having pleaded guilty to…

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