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FMCN Webinar: How to identify and protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. May 9th, 2016 @ 2pm EST


For those who missed it last time, we are bringing back our latest webinar in November. With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars to help educate users on … Continue reading

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Another level of malware – spear phishing


It is getting harder and harder to keep up with malware these days. By the time we attempt to write an article warning about a new campaign in the wild (like the new ransomware that encrypts entire hard drives), something … Continue reading

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New ransomware installs in boot record, encrypts hard disk | Ars Technica


If Crypto infections didn’t scare you before, now you can be absolutely paranoid! Now Crypto doesn’t just encrypt and lock out your files, it does the WHOLE hard drive.   Petya performs fake CHKDSK, and instead encrypts the master file … Continue reading

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CryptoWall returns for another round with CryptoWall 4.0


Backup is going to be more important then ever now because this new version encrypts the FILENAMES as well meaning it will be impossible to tell what the files are once they are attacked. Read the article below from our … Continue reading

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FMCN Webinar: How to protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. 9-November-15


For those who missed it last time, we are bringing back our latest webinar in November. With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars together to help educate users … Continue reading

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Fake porn apps holding Android phones for ransom


Another round of Crypto hitting the mass market. Android users hoping to get a free look at naked ladies have been caught with their pants down after two fake porn apps have wreaked havoc with their phones. Source: Fake porn … Continue reading

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FMCN Webinar: How to protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. 24-Sep-15


With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars together to help educate users on how to identify, protect against, remove and recover from these critical infections especially the Crypto … Continue reading

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Ransomware – how to avoid learning about honour among thieves


We recently had a client hit with CryptoWall 3.0. If you haven’t heard of it, or its earlier variation, Cryptolocker, then you should listen up. This is a new and quite nasty version of malware that can hit your system … Continue reading

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CryptoLocker, CryptoWall – the new evil ransomware from hell!


If you have heard of CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, Cryptodefense or any of those related ransomware infections, pray to the geek gods that you don’t get it. Ransomware is unsolicited software that hijacks your computer and holds your data hostage. Malware and … Continue reading

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