Computers Held for Ransom by Malware Virus

Ransomed are is a new form of malware (or computer virus) that infects your computer, encrypts all your data and asks for money to get all the data back. One woman was charged $400 to get her information back. Another chose not to pay and lost everything.

Keep your system up to date and install anti-virus software to protect yourself. The data cannot be in-encrypted even by experts. And for those of us working from home the story is short, if you get this malware on your system, pay up or lose everything.

Read the full story from Nydia Han, Channel 6 Action News.


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