CryptoLocker is a type of malicious software that renders your computer entirely unusable by encrypting all of your files. It then demands monetary payment before access to your computer is returned.
Do you remember how life was without Facebook? Probably not. The site has pervaded our lives and it is no surprise that Facebook is now prime hunting ground for anyone with nefarious intentions. They employ stealth and cunning, like a predator stalking its prey, looking for the slightest weakness to pounce on you. By simply visiting Facebook, […]
Cryptolocker might be dead and buried, but there’s a new piece of malware looking to take the Ransomware crown. It’s called TorrentLocker, and it’s positively evil. TorrentLocker is said to borrow features from both the infamous CryptoLocker ransomware, as well as CryptoWall. Despite being a derivative of these malware programs, the security researchers who discovered […]
You think you’ve found the program you’re looking for, so you click the big, green “Download” button. You end up with something completely unrelated. You’ve fallen victim to one of the most annoying things on the web: ads that look like download buttons. Why do these exist, and how can you avoid them? Here’s a […]