Tag Archives: Ransomware

Petya isn’t about your dog

Petya is a Ransomware variant that as of the writing of this post, is currently hitting the European continent. Russian energy giant Rosneft, US Pharmaceutical giant Merck and the largest shipping container company in the world Maersk is currently being

Ransomware – What you need to know

Ransomware Warning SIgns

So what is ransomware? It is when your computer gets compromised by an evil piece of software that detects files and encrypts them with an almost impossible way to recover your data. Why “almost impossible” you ask? Well, you could

Prison Locker Ransomware – 2014

Prison Locker Ransomware

Previously I’ve written about Ransomware and how real the devastating effects can be for someone who hasn’t kept their data backed up and their machines as secure as possible with security updates, antivirus and antimalware programs. Of course, also knowing how the

Ransomware- What it is, what it does and what you do about it

Ransomware, Bitcoin

Ransomware infections have literally exploded in the past year. Often coming through your email looking like an innocent UPS, Fedex or other email that you’d open without a second thought, Ransomware is a very real and very scary thing. BAM,

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