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7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Ransomware

Well… What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts files on your computer so that cyber criminals can hold those files on your computer for ransom. Essentially, demanding payment from you within a certain timeframe to get them decrypted.  In some cases, the encrypted files can essentially be considered damaged […]

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The Crypto Virus Strikes Again with a New Strain Called CryptoWall

It looks like this new strain of file-encrypting ransomware called CryptoWall (and a variant CryptoDefense) is picking up where CryptoLocker left off. On the heels of the botnet takedown, which stopped the spread of CryptoLocker (after infecting over 250,000 computers), the Center of Internet Security (CIS) has reported an increase […]