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Friday, October 30, 2015
Trick or treat? Beware so a ransomware won’t end up between your Halloween sweets
There are many spooky things in this world of ours and Halloween helps to bring them all under the spotlight. Does your biggest fear involve spiders, zombies, ghosts, and horror movies or is it rather something from cyberspace? Many online users would probably opt for the latter – especially if they have had an experience with ransomware.
Why so? Well, it’s down to the particular methods that this type of malware uses when attacking its victims. Honestly, who wouldn’t get spooked by a computer screen suddenly flashing a notice from your local police that your computer contains illegal data, subjecting you to hundreds of dollars in fine? Ok, this could be a bit too obvious …