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Ransomware – stay protected against Cryptowall

Ransomware – stay protected against Cryptowall

You may have read our post a while back about how to stay protected against a “ransomware” virus called Cryptolocker.  A new variant has been spreading called Cryptowall.  Since the release of Cryptolocker and it’s “cousins”, there have been successes with removing the virus and restoring infected files  But unlike it’s predecessors, Cryptowall has not […]

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What’s Going Around – Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

What’s the deal with the recent news about Internet Explorer vulnerabilities? Microsoft is warning users about hackers taking advantage of a security flaw in all versions of Internet Explorer. The vulnerability can  silently install malicious software onto your computer by simply browsing to a hacked or malicious website. Microsoft has not released a fix as […]

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Cryptolocker – What you need to know…

Cryptolocker – What you need to know…

A dangerous new virus is spreading quickly all over the internet.  It’s called CryptoLocker …and this one is particularly nasty. What are the risks? Cryptolocker is destructive.  Cryptolocker modifies your important files, rendering them unusable through encryption.  The files can’t be un-encrypted without paying, and the price keeps going up.  When the virus was first […]

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