Browsing Archive January, 2014

Crypto Locker Virus (Ransomware)

The nickname Crypto Locker Virus (Ransomware) is such for a reason; this virus literally takes a hold of your files until you’re ready to pay a fee. It is spread using a very old system – emails. It seems people are still unaware of the dangers of opening unknown emails and their attachments. Millions of computers running on the Windows operating system are considered infected and „held captive“.