Virus Alert: Crypto Wall Your Anti-Virus software may not protect you
This is most deadly virus to hit North America. It has hit most of the world and now made its way to North America. It attached as a link or embedded in a PDF file. DO NOT OPEN a file that you may be suspect of. It may come as an attachment to an application for employment on a resume or an innocent email. UPS is a known fake email. This virus will encrypt your files using stronger encryption than the US Military. Rendering your data unusable. The only way is have a backup not attached to your computer. If you are infected it will spread to the cloud, Dropbox and any USB device attached to your computer. Your data is gone, email and all. Keep a back not attached to your computer on an usb drive. Change it on a daily or weekly basis. The infection will ask for payment to release your data. In most cases the link is broken and there is no remedy. If the link is good they want $500.00 US. In some cases the amount will increase every day or so to $1,000’s of dollars.