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FedEx Scam Email in Circulation

A new email claiming to come from FedEx is in circulation and the message contains some pretty toxic malware. The message tells recipients that they have missed a delivery and instructs the person to download an attached document for more information. Downloading the file leads to the following message: "ATTENTION! All your documents, photos, databases and other important personal files were encrypted using a strong RSA-1024 algorithm with a unique key." The message then demands a bitcoin payment to release the ransomed files.

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