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Protect yourself from Crypto viruses now!

Protect yourself from Crypto viruses now!

We’ve recently had our first client machine (a home system, not under business support) which has been hit by a Crypto virus that we’ve been unable to recover anything from. As such the user lost all of his personal documents,…

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Averting a CryptoLocker crisis

Averting a CryptoLocker crisis

Last Friday we had a call from one of our larger clients who were having issues opening up some documents on their computer. “All my files seem to have changed to .encrypted extensions” exclaimed the staff member, and our technician…

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Our advice on Gameover Zeus

Our advice on Gameover Zeus

Following the warning from the FBI and Serious Crime Agency that we all need to ensure we’re not harboring the Gameover Zeus virus, we have the following advice for our clients and loyal blog followers: Start off by scanning your…

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CryptoLocker – the biggest threat this year?

CryptoLocker – the biggest threat this year?

Many of you reading this may well have not heard of a new virus called CryptoLocker. It’s a new advancement of the now fairly familiar ‘ransomware‘ family of threats, such as the Met Police virus or FBI virus. Like other…

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