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ransomware

How data backups protect you from ransomware

Most instances of ransomware target small businesses but many target home users too. We all have credit cards, bank accounts, retail accounts and data we would rather not share. All of this is prime fodder for ransomware. Yet, with a backup, the threat of having all your data deleted is made worthless. All of us […]

I wasn’t planning to do another piece on malware so soon but the events of the last five days or so has changed all that. The recent ransomware attack that has affected over 200,000 computers in 150 countries, closed hospitals, factories, schools and businesses across the world and has completely changed the internet security landscape. […]

Ransomware is one of the most insidious types of malware on the internet. It sneaks onto your system, secretly encrypts your files and then demands a Bitcoin payment in return for giving you the unlock key. Even then, there is absolutely no guarantee that the hacker will unlock your files even if you pay. Ransomware […]

New reports have risen and there is a new concern over a dangerous computer malware program that is wreaking havoc on computers around the world. Known as the TorrentLocker ransomware scam, this attack has now attacked,encrypted, and damaged an estimated 285 million files on thousands of computers. At Dave’s Computer we understand how important computers […]

You probably already know that computer viruses can wreak havoc on your system and leave you wanting to pull your hair out. However, you may not know that they can even hold your computer hostage. It’s called ransomware and it’s becoming a big problem for many unsuspecting users. It has become such an issue, that […]