Beyond the Virus: How a Ransomware Infection Will Cost you $500+

In this series, we’re talking about some specific types of malware that I dealt with during my time at the IT Help Desk. Today’s post is about Ransomware.  Sounds pretty scary, right?  Well don’t worry, it’s just as scary as it sounds, and it is easily my most hated form of malware. What is Ransomware? … Continue reading "Beyond the Virus: How a Ransomware Infection Will Cost you $500+"

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Beyond the Virus: How Botnets can Wreak Havoc on the Internet

Nothing quite strikes fear into the hearts of computer users quite like the word “Virus”. But viruses are only a small subset of malware.  In this series, we’ll take a look at the lesser-known but far scarier types of malware.  Today, we’re talking about the type of Malware that turns your computer into a mindless … Continue reading "Beyond the Virus: How Botnets can Wreak Havoc on the Internet"

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