Tag Archives: disaster recovery

The 5 Stages of Data Loss


” @!#$&!!! It’s all gone!” is a common phrase we hear when clients call with a horror story of losing information from one or more of their systems. Over the years, we have a had a pretty good track record … Continue reading

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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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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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Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool | Ars Technica


So Dell has been preloading extras into your new purchases without you knowing. This is typical of what we call CRAPWARE which regardless of intent, is additional software added to your purchase without your informed and obvious consent. It is … 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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Why does my computer have a flat tire?


Over the years, I have dealt with many people and their computers. In the past, when computers were bulky, expensive and primarily used for business/work reasons, we had to explain to customers why the cost of computers varies so much … Continue reading

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Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet


Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet.

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