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Ransomware is malicious software, designed to block data access in order to extort money. As a form of malware, ransomware is most often used to in...

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Improve computer security

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I manage a small network of Windows 10 pro computers for a medical office . They are connected in a

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Ransomware Defeated

Decrypting Cryakl 1.4.0.0 / 1.4.1.0 FAIRYTAIL Ransomware

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Feeling responsible for an unfortunate ransomware infection on my parent's network, persistence paid off as I was able to decrypt a strain of ransomware that was not previously (or at least publicly) cracked. I hope this helps others out there affected by the same strain. CL 1.4.0.0 Fairytail
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Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...  …

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Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...

Ransomware in general is something none of us …
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Massive ESXiArgs ransomware attack targets VMware ESXi …

Massive ESXiArgs ransomware attack targets VMware ESXi servers worldwide.
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Microsoft release Security Patches for Windows XP and …

Microsoft release Security Patches for Windows XP and Windows 2003, against the SMBv1 Security …
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LIVE updates on the recent ransomware attack from our CISO, …

LIVE updates on the recent ransomware attack from our CISO, Director of Security, and Chief …
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Is my Mac infected with "mo11.biz"?

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I use WebRoot for anti-virus on my MacBook. But, in recent weeks, I see alerts that my machine is

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Have you been following the ransomware attack against …

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Have you been following the ransomware attack against Atlanta? They were threatened with a bitcoin …
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Acronis Universal Restore alternative

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   Acronis has what they call "Universal Restore" that will let you add storage drivers in to an

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Zeus Virus has infected my computer.

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I accidentally allowed a scammer to access my machine via remote assistance.  I thought I was

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WannaCry... I really wanna cry... this whole thing is …

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WannaCry... I really wanna cry... this whole thing is insane. No, I've not been infected... nor have…
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Given the global WannaCry crisis that's been developing over…

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Given the global WannaCry crisis that's been developing over the last few days, this morning Experts…
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A clue in the WannaCry code leads researchers to believe …

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A clue in the WannaCry code leads researchers to believe North Korean hackers are behind the attack.…
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South Korean web host pays largest ransomware demand ever. …

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South Korean web host pays largest ransomware demand ever.

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Origins of the attack are unknown.   Once infected, the …

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Origins of the attack are unknown.

Once infected, the virus encrypts each computer to a
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Many Firms Hit by Global Cyber Attacks - Petrwrap  Firms …

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Many Firms Hit by Global Cyber Attacks - Petrwrap
Firms around the globe are reporting …
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Ransomware prevention strategy/high availability

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Hi all.  we have a local esx server (local storage - no SAN currently RAID 10), hot standby of

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