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mogs Copycat ransomware demands cash to unscramble files
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mogs RE: Copycat ransomware demands cash to unscramble files
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mogs RE: Copycat ransomware demands cash to unscramble files
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Maurice Joyce RE: Copycat ransomware demands cash to unscramble files
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For any home user concerned by this threat it should be well covered by your National Crime Fighting Agency.

Advice for UK Residents is here:

http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/256-ale...

This subject is also well covered here:

https://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/14...

with links to an easy to understand background information,action plan & active Forum:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/cryp...

Within the information you will note there is a link to FoolishIT LLC - http://www.foolishit.com/vb6-projects/cryptopreven...

Just install this programme & all should be in order****

**** You will note there is an option to upgrade costing $15. This allows auto updating of definitions as the threat landscape changes (set & forget).

If you elect not to upgrade just run a manual update scan weekly.With either version installed you will still have the option to chat direct with the author to dispel any concerns you have on this issue.
















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mogs RE: Copycat ransomware demands cash to unscramble files
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