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The Barracuda Advanced Technology Group is actively monitoring an aggressive ransomware threat that appears to come in the largest volume from Vietnam. Other significant sources of this attack include India, Columbia, and Turkey and Greece. Other countries appear to be distributing the same attack in very low volumes. So far we have seen roughly 20 million of these attacks in the last 24 hours, and that number is growing rapidly.
These attacks are wrapped in either a ‘Herbalife’ branded email or a generic email that impersonates a ‘copier’ file delivery: