Reply to post: Re: Mitigation

Another Canadian uni hit by ransomware, students told to keep Windows PCs away

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Re: Mitigation

They got lucky. It was a phish email with a link to the malware payload. As there was no attachment the AV didn't pick it up and it got through the antispam filter.

It was a convincing looking fake Aus Post mail that went to a user in the goods receiveable department.

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