May 15, 2017 | Badware

Ransomware has been a growing problem. This is a form of malware which encrypts your files and extorts money for the decryption key.

With the recent worldwide outbreak of the "WannaCry" strain of ransomware on the news, we've compiled a couple general tips on keeping your systems safe.


Beware of "Rogue" Anti-Virus

Nov 1, 2011 | Badware

The most common infections we see these days are those caused by fake or "rogue" anti-virus applications. Also known as "scareware", these programs will try to scare you into giving up credit card information by displaying fake virus alerts and claiming that you must purchase some software to clean up your computer.

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