CryptoLocker Ransomware Protection – please read – this information is for your benefit

CryptoLocker variants are hitting Australia hard. With Christmas fast approaching we will be seeing more and more of this.

Please don’t let it be you that gets hit next. Please read and pass on to help someone else.
If you infect your computer you will lose your data. Please understand this – YOU WILL LOSE YOUR DATA.

If you are a business owner – demand your staff follow the rules below.

What you need to do3 simple rules
1) DON’T click on ANY links in ANY emails.

2) DONT open files sent to you in ANY email

3) DON’T be fooled by Bank emails, courier emails, Australia Post emails, Electricity emails, Apple verification emails and traffic fine emails. Stop and think before you click.

Again

1) DON’T click on ANY links in ANY emails.
Instead, hover your mouse over the link to see where it wants to take you. You will then see if it legitimate of not.?

2) DONT open files sent to you in ANY email
You might have received an attachment called courier.pdf.exe but it your computers isn’t displaying hidden files you will see the file as courier.pdf. This tricks you into running a malicious program.

3) DON’T be fooled by Bank emails, courier emails, Australia Post emails, Electricity emails, Apple verification emails, and traffic fine emails.
As everyone uses these services, it’s a simply social engineering technique to trick you. Don’t click on the links and don’t run the attachments. If you are not sure ask us to check it for you.

IMPORTANT – if you get this infection you will lose your data with the only way to get it back is pay a large ransom with no guarantee or rely on an offline backup that wasn’t attached to your computer at the time.

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