Tag: virus

Stop Your Computer Getting Hacked

There has been a lot of press in the last few days about computer systems being hacked by the MyCry Virus, which has affected the NHS and other organisations. I thought it would be a good idea to go over the best practices to avoid getting your system hacked by […]

Microcroft Tech Tips

Tech Tips March 16

“I’m calling from Microsoft” Unfortunately, the scammers are still calling pretending to be from Microsoft etc, and doing some really nasty things when you refuse to give them money – like deleting all your files and password protecting your computer so you can no longer get access. Please remember: Microsoft […]

Ransomware Spike

Link Spike in ransomware spam prompts warnings Security firms are warning about a sudden “huge” surge in junk mail messages containing ransomware. The surge is being blamed on the group behind a novel strain of ransomware called Locky. One security firm reported that a version of Locky produced two weeks […]

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Cryptolocker: Forewarned is Forearmed!

Tech Tip#1 – Jan 2016 A gentle word of advice on this potential nightmare called cryptolocker, hopefully before it happens to you. I recently had the misfortune of trying to untangle this virus on a business PC which encrypted all the users files. There were only 2 options available by […]