Computer Security Malware-Virus Prevention

Ransomware & Upgrade To Windows 10 Fake Email

As I have discussed on my radio segments there is a fake Windows 10 upgrade email that will infect your computer with a version of Crypto malware that will infect your computer and encrypt your files.

The links below are from a Lifehacker article and a Cisco blog post discussing this.

The lessons to be learnt are:

  • Be suspicious of emails especially ones that contain zip files 
  • Make sure you have a backup 
  • Your antivirus will probably not save you 

Lifehacker :Windows 10 Ransomware Email Brings More Headaches To Business IT

Cisco – Your Files Are Encrypted With A Windows 10 Upgrade

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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