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Ransomware Successfully Targets Mac Computers

Apple Computers, known for not being as susceptible to viruses as PCs, have been successfully targeted by Ransomware. Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer like a virus, and then encrypts and locks user files, asking the user to pay a ransom to return their files to normal. The program in question, dubbed keRanger,… Continue Reading Ransomware Successfully Targets Mac Computers

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January 2016 Virus Backup Update

Regular data backups: The only sure way to knock out threats from Crypto-style viruses One of the biggest data security threats of 2013 – CryptoLocker – has brought the term “ransomware” to new levels of awareness. That’s because CryptoLocker is one of the most infamous examples of a virus that renders data files unusable unless… Continue Reading January 2016 Virus Backup Update

What You Need to Know about CryptoWall 4.0

It has a new name. help_your_files ransomware. Threat watchers discovered the resurgence of CryptoWall after receiving and examining multiple complaints from concerned users who hadn’t heard of the strain of ransomware. It literally snuck up on them. The attack vector is still email. CryptoWall 3.0 relied heavily on naive end users opening unfamiliar attachments in… Continue Reading What You Need to Know about CryptoWall 4.0

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March 31 – World Backup Day

ST. AUBIN TECHNOLOGIES ONLY SUPPORTS CARBONITE ONLINE BACKUP AS A PRIMARY BACKUP TO PROTECT YOUR DATA. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT OFFSITE DATA BACKUP, CONTACT A ST. AUBIN TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORT SPECIALIST FOR A DATA USAGE REVIEW.   “What would you do if you lost everything?” San Francisco, CA  — March 31st has been declared… Continue Reading March 31 – World Backup Day