Ransomware has become the most devastating issue to hit computers. Imaging all of your data is gone and someone is taking money from you to return it. What makes this even harder to accept is that they cant be stopped by even the FBI.
With the help of https://ransomfree.cybereason.com/ there is a way to be proactive thus blocking the encryption. Cyberreason, an up and coming computer security firm, has introduced a FREE protection software which Computrs Inc is endorsing.
While Computrs Inc strongly recommends rigorously doing backs for protection we also recommend installing this free blocking package.
May 12th will be remembered as the day all IT people were vindicated.
WannaCry ransomware ran wild as over 100 countries were found to have infected computers in a matter of minutes. Unpatched and basically unprotected computers were encrypted leaving data inaccessible.
Microsoft has taken the next step by introducing an emergency patch for all computers once again. This time they are including Windows XP and Windows 8. Both computer operating systems have reached the end of life cycle meaning regular patches are not being crafted for them.
This ransomware attack while not the last was the 1st wake up call to users who never believed the warnings that this could happen....
AOL is ending free use of their Desktop application. Email will still be free as long as you log onto their website at www.aol.com or at www.mail.aol.com
AOL will offer a new version of their Desktop application for $3.99 per month with the 1st month as a free trial. This will be named AOL Desktop Gold.
For anyone still using the AOL Desktop application you should receive an email directly