Comodo Research Labs has declared Amazon users as the latest target for attacks with the Encryption infection also known as “Locky”, “Cryptowall”, and “Cryptolocker”.
Amazon purchasers may receive a fraudulent email that launches the infection upon opening an attachment. If you receive any email from firstname.lastname@example.org don’t open it.
Computrs Inc strongly recommends backing up to external drives and cloud based backups to protect your important and irreplaceable photographs and documents.
The FBI has in the past year issued a bulletin stating there is nothing they can do to protect the public from this or any other form of Ransomware infection. They state that the best move is to pay the Ransomware criminal to retrieve your files.
We believe in being proactive to protect yourself from having your home or business computer held hostage by criminals.
The Management at Computrs Inc.