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Important Information on Cryptolocker

Archived in the category: Security, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 06 Nov 13 - 0 Comments

  What is Cryptolocker: CryptoLocker is a ransomware program that was released around the beginning of September 2013. This ransomware will encrypt certain files using a mixture of RSA & AES encryption. When it has finished encrypting your files, it will display a CryptoLocker payment program that prompts you to send a ransom of either $100 […]

Warning..Java 1.7 0 Day Exploit On The Loose

Archived in the category: Apple, Linux, Security, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 30 Aug 12 - 0 Comments

Its that time yet again, lock your doors and close your windows as there is a known potential attack vector currently being exploited through yet another security hole in the Java 1.7 runtime environment. There is no patch or work around at this time so CERT is recommending that the Java engine be turned off […]

Small Business IT Considerations That Are Often Neglected

Archived in the category: cloud computing, General, Security, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 11 Aug 12 - 0 Comments

In many small businesses these days, the use of computers, software and access to the Internet are a driving force that keeps one competitive in the marketplace and is vital to the bottom line. Over time these systems can grow and become complicated, and business owners who are not information technology experts can get lost […]

DNS Changer Virus Hyped By The Media

Archived in the category: Security, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 07 Jul 12 - 0 Comments

This week the media has been making a lot of noise about the DNS Changer trojan that has been in the wild for quite some time. Well I’m here to downplay this latest ‘threat’. Certainly, computer security should be a high priority but they are making a mountain out of a mole hill here. At […]