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CryptXXX Ransomare

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What is the CryptXXX Ransomware? CryptXXX is a Windows ransomware infection that was discovered by Kafeine (Proofpoint) in the middle of April 2016. This ransomware infection will affect all versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. When a victim is infected they will have their files encrypted and then a ransom of about 2.4 bitcoins, …

How To Spot A Tech Scam Before You Get Stung

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If your computer had a virus, you’d want to know about it ASAP, right? Before your important files become corrupted, you lose your photos and your digital life is essentially destroyed. Even thinking about it is terrifying. Tech scammers know we’d be lost without our computers, and that we don’t always know what’s going on behind the screen – which …

4 Ways to Fend Off the latest Ransomware Virus Threats

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A new virus is making the rounds on computers and users worldwide. The scariest aspect of CryptoWall is that it’s spreading via “malvertising,” or compromised banner ads on legitimate websites like Yahoo, AOL, and MSN. The infection is transmitted via Flash, so if a user simply visits an affected website with Flash enabled in their browsers, the user’s PC can be infected …

How Parents can help prevent Cyberbullying

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Being a parent can be tough work, let a lone the challenge of  keeping up with technology. In this day and age technology plays a big part in schools and in the home as we head towards the new digital age .  Ipad’s are introduced in primary schools and offer excellent educational apps for kids and in high school laptops …

AGL Electricity Rasomware Alert

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The AGL Electricity Ransomware email has hit thousands of Australian users which is carrying Trojan malware and encrypting their computers. The cybercrime network behind the attack have leveraged the well-known brand of the Australian utilities provider AGL, disguising their attack as an ‘Electricity Bill’ attachment in an attempt to trick unsuspecting email recipients into downloading the malware. The email appears …

Ransomware Removal Melbourne

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What to do when your hit with Ransomware Malware is a type of malware that prevents or limits the user from accessing their files on their computer. This type of malware forces the user to pay the ransom through an online payment in order to get their files back. There are many different forms of ransomware and here is a …

Locky Ransomware

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Be on the lookout for a new ransomware called Locky. This ransomware encrypts your data using AES encryption and then forces you to pay 0.5 bitcoins to decrypt your data. It targets many different file types and it not only encrypts your network shares but on unmapped drives too. Currently there is no way to decrypt files encrypted by Locky …

Tech Support Scams – 5 Things you need to know

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If you happen to get a call from someone claiming to be Microsoft Tech Support advising you have a problem on your computer, this is a scam designed to get remote access to your computer to install malicious software on your computer. This software is capable of stealing your personal information. What you need to know? Microsoft will never call …

Crypto Locker Removal Guide

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Crypto Locker is malware that encrypts user data and holds it ransom until you pay them to recover your encrypted files. This type of malware is know as Ransom ware and once installed on your pc it prevents you from accessing your files by encrypting them. If you have been infected with this nasty virus then you need to have …