Whatever You Do, Don't Pay the Ransom!

Computer security experts are waiting to see if today brings a new round of ransomware attacks.  Last week, a ransomware program called "Wannacry" infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide.  

The spread was halted but there's concern "Wannacry" or an altered version of it could affect more computers as they are turned back on for the new workweek.  Another reason to love Mondays, right?

 

So what else CAN you do, besides paying ransom?  Here's one place you can turn -- https://www.nomoreransom.org/

 

Updating can save your computer... here's more on prevention-

 

A side note... the spread of the malware was stopped BY ACCIDENT by a 22 year old... who is getting a lot more attention than he ever wanted-- 

 

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