Don’t Fall for Ransoms

Have you ever imagined not being able to use your computer? What if you downloaded a software that you thought was going to protect your computer? How do you recover your computer and everything on it from a nasty virus?

All of these questions can be easily answered by something called “ransomware”. You may be wondering what this is; well, it is exactly what it sounds like. When your computer becomes our files on your computer become encrypted to where you cannot access them (held for ransom) until you pay whatever sum of money is asked for you to get all of your files back. Ransomware can get onto your PC by a number of things. To read the full list of what to stay away from, click the link below.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/portal/mmpc/shared/ransomware.aspx

Contact East Bay IT today at (813)-200-6100 to make sure your PC is safe from ransomware and other viruses.

This is the message that appears on your computer screen. Once you call the phone number listed you will then be asked to pay the ransom.

This is the message that appears on your computer screen. Once
you call the phone number listed you will then be asked to pay the ransom.