How to Protect Your Computer from Ransomware Attacks

Hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide were hit by the new ransomware called WannaCry (aka WCry, WannaCrypt, Wanna Decryptor, WannaCrypt0r 2.0) which encrypts files on computers running Microsoft’s Windows operating systems and demands payment in the cryptocurrency bitcoin. In order to avoid this global cyber-attack by WannaCry and prevent from ransomware attacks in the future, you should read these tips: 1. Avoid Clicking on Unidentified Links and Opening Suspicious Downloads Ransomware can spread by multiple...

Ransomware Attack Hits the World

On the morning of 14 May, 2017, the world witnessed the biggest cyber attack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc when people return to work. The attack is a virus that locks people out of their computer files until they pay a ransom to the hackers. Experts say the spread of the virus had been stymied by a security researcher in the U.K. Hackers have...