Ransomware protection — tips

Ransomware has been much in the news since the WannaCry attack on May 12, 2017. The WannaCry ransomware attack was a worldwide cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, which targeted computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system by encrypting data and demanding ransom payments in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The attack started on Friday, 12 May… Continue reading Ransomware protection — tips

Ransomware – Homeland Security alert

Already this year there’s been a lot of news about ransomware, a particularly nasty type of malware. Stay informed and follow best practices to protect your PC and personal data from this threat. Here’re excerpts from an alert by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), part of the Department of Homeland Security, published… Continue reading Ransomware – Homeland Security alert