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Danes targeted by malware spread through Dropbox
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2017, 04:07:03 PM »
Danes targeted by malware spread through Dropbox
10 March 2017, 2:32 pm

Earlier this week, Danish-speaking users were hit by malware spread through Dropbox, but the company responded quickly to shut down the attack.

According to a research report by AppRiver, the attack hit Denmark, Germany, and several surrounding Scandinavian countries on Wednesday morning.

The attack was unusual in that it narrowly targeted a specific audience, said Troy Gill, security analyst at AppRiver.

"Somehow, they found this language-based list of email addresses," he said. "I'm not sure where they gathered it."

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