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Dealing With Ransomware: Our Computer Tip of the Day

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Any basic computer user knows about the dangers that lurk on the Internet. From email scams, to generic computer viruses, and suspicious links, making smart decisions while surfing the web is important. As important as this is, however, one of the more common dangers lurking in cyberspace, is ransomware. A malicious tool that locks your computer and demands a ransom,

Protect Yourself From Ransomware With These 5 Tips

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You can protect yourself from ransomware. Ransomware encrypts your files and holds them hostage so that they cannot be accessed. There is usually a demand for money, often in the form of Bitcoins, in order to decrypt the files for use. A new strand of ransomware has been found recently that even asks the victim to help the scammers infect at

Beware of Ranscam Warns IT Support on Long Island

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You turn on your computer, eager to put the finishing touches on a project for your most important client. Instead of your typical desktop, you get a message stating that your files have been encrypted and you won’t be able to access them until you pay a certain amount. You try to open your files and confirm that you can’t access

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