Meet ‘Locky’, The New Ransomware Virus That’s Spreading Like Wildfire

A new Cryptolocker-type ransomware called “Locky” has been spreading like wildfire to users around the globe, say security researchers at PhishMe. The Locky virus, which encrypts users’ files and demands bitcoin payments to decrypt them, was first sent to nearly half a million victims on February 16. The attack came in the form of a Word…