Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware

A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the Necurs botnet is spreading a new ransomware at the rate of 5 million emails per hour and hitting computers across the globe.
Dubbed "Jaff," the new file-encrypting ransomware is very similar to the infamous Locky ransomware in many ways, but it is demanding 1.79 Bitcoins (approx $3,150), which much higher than Locky, to unlock the encrypted files on an infected computer.

According to security researchers at Forcepoint Security Lab, Jaff…

Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware