The LockerGoga ransomware that's been targeting industrial and manufacturing companies in early 2019 contains a coding error that could potentially be exploited to stop it from encrypting files, researchers say.
According to Alert Logic, LockerGoga scans compromised machines to assess what files they are hosting. If LockerGoga identifies any .lnk file extensions, which are used by Microsoft Windows to point to executable files, then the malware attempts to resolve their paths.
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