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From September 11, Europeans are attacked by a virus that encrypts files on the victims' computers, and then requires a ransom in Bitcoins.
Messages are disguised as job applications. The sender of the letters appears as Eva Richter, forwarding her photos and resume. The latter is disguised as a PDF inside a zip archive but is an executable dangerous file. The email hides Ordinypt Wiper malware.
According to victims, fraudsters require almost 0.15 Bitcoin (more than $1.5 thousand). Experts warned that paying the amount does not guarantee decryption: as a rule, files are overwritten again. The dangerous campaign is aimed mainly at residents of Germany and other European countries.
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