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New Ransomware 'Locky' Spreading Through Email, Warns Government

Kapurthala:  The government has issued an alert for a new computer ransomware called ‘Locky’ which is spreading through a wave of emails with attachments. The malware can lock computer files with an encryption program and demand a ransom for them to be unlocked. More than 23 million messages have been sent in a campaign to spread variants of Locky, the government said.