The user will be asked to download and execute the file, once the file has been executed, the device will be held in a cryptolock by the Cryptowall-ransomware.
One is currently doing the rounds on the internet, and it is using the following text:
“Good afternoon my name is Carlene attached is my resume I am looking forward to hearing from you Thank you, Carlene
Attachment file: my_resume.zip”
We strongly urge everyone to stay aware of attachments which are send to you by unknown people. You can always run an AV check on the file which has been send to you, by using the free service like VirusTotal.com, just do note that the attachment will be uploaded to the VirusTotal network….