Tag: Windows updates

Britain wakes up to CryptoLocker

November 18, 2013

The BBC report that the Police have issued a warning about the dangers of CryptoLocker that can infect a computer via email and then encrypt (scramble) your files. Another report says that the Swansea Police actually paid the ransom! There are steps you can take to protect yourself.

CryptoLocker demands $300 ransom to get your files back

October 30, 2013

CryptoLocker infection encrypts your files and holds them to ransom for $300. Pay the criminals within 72 hours or you will never get your files back.. How you get infected and steps you may take to avoid losing your files.


October 31, 2012

A PC was locked by a screen claiming that the computer had been used for illict purposes. A fine (or ransom) was demanded!