You may have seen media coverage this morning about another widespread ransomware attack, called “Bad Rabbit,” that has impacted thousands of computers in Europe. Ransomware is software that encrypts your files and then demands payment to the attacker for the decryption key. While there have been few reports of attacks in the United States so […]
What happened? A hacking tool created by the NSA that was leaked earlier this year is now behind a massive ransomware attack happening around the world. The ransomware, called “WannaCry,” locks down all the files on an infected computer. The victims monitor shows a message “Oops, your files have been encrypted!” and demands they pay $300 in […]
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is computer malware that encrypts the files on your PC, making them (and often your whole computer) unusable. It may also encrypt files on network drives that you have access to, like your N: drive. You regain access to the files by paying a ransom to receive a decryption key. In […]
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of college students looking for work and wanting to make extra money during their limited free time. Scammers target student emails and places students look for work and to connect with employers. Below you will find some of the scams meant to target students looking for a job.