A recent new strain of the Locky ransomware is targeting the healthcare industry, according to cyber security vendor FireEye Labs.

“From our trend analysis, Locky ransomware started being delivered via DOCM format email attachments more extensively beginning in August,” FireEye explained in a recent alert. “This marks a change from the large campaigns we observed in March, where a JavaScript-based downloader was generally being used to infect systems.”

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