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Recently, the tech press is full of stories about “a new ransomware strain” called GermanWiper, that has hit German businesses hard in the last week.

Rather like a typical ransomware attack vector, GermanWiper, arrives in your inbox in the form of an email.

Worse yet, it’s not ransomware. Ransomware at least provides a slim glimer of hope of getting your data back.

GermanWiper, rather like a typical ransomware attack, arrives in your inbox in the form of an email. In this case samples have been seen purporting to be a job application from a person called Lena Kretschmer.

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