Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: October 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013

CryptoLocker

Those files on your computer important?  Thought so... beware of emails containing attachments, they could infect you with the ransomware, CryptoLocker, which will encrypt your files making them unretrievable.  Backup your computers, make sure you have Anti-Virus installed with the latest signatures, don't fall for email scams and make sure you have the latest secure applications on your computers
For a copy of Symantec Endpoint Protection or for any IT security concerns, call or email Fordham IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or helpit@fordham.edu

For more information, watch this video from Sophos:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/10/18/cryptolocker-ransomware-see-how-it-works-learn-about-prevention-cleanup-and-recovery/

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