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The CryptoLocker Virus is Spreading!!!

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NEW RIVER COMPUTING REGARDING THE “CRYPTOLOCKER” VIRUS*** There’s a new type of malware that has been spreading like wildfire over the past couple of months called CryptoLocker. Most security researchers are claiming that this is one of the nastiest and most successful…

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Ransomware Attacks Appear To Be Getting Worse!

For those of you not familiar with exactly what Ransomware is/does, here’s the current Wikipedia definition: “Ransomware comprises a class of malware which restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransom paid to the creator of the malware in order…

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Latest Ransomware: Anti-Child Porn Spam Protection

Lawrence Abrams over at BleepingComputer.com has found that a new variant of the Malware Protection ransomware has been released called Anti-Child Porn Spam Protection. This ransomware pretends to be from a legitimate government organization that states that the infected computer is sending out SPAM that…

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