Fake Windows 10 update leading to ransomware attacks 

Ransomware disguised as an installer of the new Microsoft Windows 10 operating system is encrypting Australian user and business computers. The ransomware resides in an email that claims to be from Microsoft which offers a free upgrade to Windows 10. The email contains a zip file attachment, which contains a program labelled as the Windows 10 installer. However, if you run this program, it will encrypt any important files, including word documents and photos on your computer.

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Source: Alert Priority High | Fake Windows 10 update leading to ransomware attack | Department of Communications

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