Don’t Trust the ‘Windows 10 Free Update’ Email, Warns Cisco

Microsoft released Windows 10 in 190 countries earlier this week. The latest desktop operating system from the company has attracted millions of users already, including unfortunately, some fraudsters as well. A new ransomware has started to circulate in the wild which attempts to fool users into downloading and installing malware instead.

Cisco, best known for designing and manufacturing network equipment, is warning users about a new phishing attack that tricks users into installing malware that then asks for ransom. The email comes disguised as an official release from Microsoft with subject ‘Windows 10 Free Update’. read more…

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