“Fantom” Ransomware Poses as a Legitimate Windows Update


    A new ransomware has been discovered that poses itself as a critical Windows update in order to get victims to click on a malicious link. The ransomware, known as “Fantom”, was discovered at the security software firm “AVG”. The malware pops up in a screen that has the Windows copyright symbol, along with a background that is similar to many Windows updates. Read more at Dark Reading.