Computer Kidnappers And How To Avoid Them.

If you have been following the news lately, you will be aware of a type of malicious software known as ransomware that is doing the rounds. Aptly named ‘Locky” it encrypts the files on your computer and will in essence ‘kidnap’ them and not release access to them until you pay a ransom to the hackers. Computer Kidnappers 101 Locky Ransomware - How Does It Spread? Hackers or 'Computer Kidnappers'  release Locky Ransomware onto unsuspecting victims' computers. This ransomware is spread Continue Reading

Locky Virus – Removal Instructions

Locky is a new virus that has been making the rounds recently. While the exact way it spreads seems to vary from user to user, most people tend to catch the virus through an email, typically sent from family or friends. Locky is usually displayed as an email labeled with "INVOICE" or "PDF" in the subject line. Often times, but not always, it also includes a .pdf or .doc attachment within a .zip file. If the file is downloaded, and sometimes even if it's not, Locky infects the user's computer. If Continue Reading