Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat. The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.
This very simple solution applies to a narrow cross-section of the "needs to close" variety.
In this case, the full message in Event Viewer was in applog, Event ID 1000:
Faulting application iexplore.exe, version 8.0.6001.18702, faulting module …
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of coin tosses with the rand() function and learn how to make these “tosses” depend on a predetermined probability.
Flipping Coins in Excel: Enter =RAND() into cell A2:
Recalculate the random variable…