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CryptoLocker: The Ransomware There's No Coming Back From

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No sure if this is the right place for this, move if not. THIS IS VERY SERIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

14 October 2013

A ransomware threat known as CryptoLocker is making the rounds, scrambling files in the process. And once it

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Basically if you get this - PAY UP. You're at the mercy of the dumbest person on your network so make sure your users are informed on proper email/web safety.

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I don't think people should pay the ransom. There are a lot of articles on how to remove infection and restore older versions of files: http://privacy-pc.com/how-to/remove-cryptolocker-virus.html Just do ?? be lazy!

 

As to prevention, here is another article with simple recommendations: http://www.theguardian.com/money/2013/oct/19/10-ways-beat-cryptolocker-protect-files

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