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Hackers hit US Windows systems with "Mortal Kombat" ransomware

Scorpion says: "Get over here!" Watch out for emails from the crypto exchange CoinPayments. Hackers are running a new "Mortal Kombat" ransomware campaign. The attackers disguise the phishing email attachment to look like payment transactions. However, when opened, the payload automatically downloads either ransomware or a crypto-wallet skimmer. So it's a bit like a one-two uppercut. TOASTY!