Krita art app users targeted by ransomware posing as paid ‘collaboration’ opportunities

Krita, an open-source cross-platform digital painting application, has become the latest victim of ransomware – but rather than being attacked directly, its name is being used to spread malware among users via emails offering advertising revenue. In one example of the emails seen by The Register the recipient was offered a fee to mention the app on YouTube in a 30 to 45-second advertising spot.

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