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Posts Tagged ‘ransomware’

How Phishers Hook You & Steal Your Data

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Clever crooks are willing to work hard to steal your information. Learn what to watch out for. Continue reading

Amazon Email Scam

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Check out the email scam that filled up my inbox over the weekend. Continue reading

Ransomware On Facebook

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

How to avoid ransomware on Facebook. Continue reading

Ransomware Warning: This Is How They Trick You

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We’ve got a prime example of a ransomware trap. See what to look out for. Continue reading

Beware! There’s a new tactic to get you to open ransomware. How it works and how to avoid it. Continue reading

Can I Download Windows 10 Again?

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

If ransomware claims your hard drive, what becomes of Windows 10? Continue reading

Ransomware: Should I Trash My PC?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

If you’re hit by ransomware, is it time to trash your PC? Continue reading

How ransomware shut down a 9-1-1 system and why these new attacks are so hard to fight. Continue reading

Will A Reset Beat Ransomware?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Is a factory reset enough to beat a ransomeware attack? Continue reading

Why ransomware attacks are getting worse and how to fight back. Continue reading

In The News 04-29-16

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Cable without cable, a scary new Ransomware, and Apple books and movie stores shut down in China. Continue reading

Beware Of Hard Drive-Locking Ransomware

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

A nasty new form of ransomware locks your hard drive instead of your files. What to look out for. Continue reading

Ransomware Attack Targets Macs

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mac computers are targeted by a ransomware attack. How it happens and how to get rid of it. Continue reading

In The News 03-11-16

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Hackers shut down a hospital with ransomware, 5G is coming, and Vizio looks to switch to Chromecast. Continue reading

Beware This Window 10 Scam E-Mail

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A ransomware attack is targeting folks wanting to upgrade to Windows 10. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

How Do I Protect Against Ransomware?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Ernie’s been hearing a lot about ransomware and wants to know how it works. We look at how to fight it. Continue reading

Watch Out For This Ransomware!

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Linda has been hit with the CTB locker malware. We show her how to fight back. Continue reading

Radio Station Running XP Hijacked By Hackers

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Three radio stations running on Windows XP were hijacked by hackers demanding money. Continue reading

Help! Computer Hijacked By Dancing Girl

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Their computer was hijacked by a lockscreen virus. Here’s what they need to do to get it back. Continue reading

Ransomware Virus Attacks On The Rise

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Law enforcement agencies are warning computer users to be on the lookout for ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of malware that works by hijacking your computer. Lockscreen ransomware locks your screen and displays a message that says you’ve violated federal law by accessing sites associated with terrorism, child pornography or other criminal activities. Continue reading

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