Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Important Alert

Folks, here’s something new everyone should be aware of. (So please forward this on to your friends and loved ones.)

* Meet the new ransomware that knows where you live

The carefully-crafted and user-specific emails contain links and personal information to trick victims into installing a new kind of malware.Read more..

“Ransomware” is a virus that encrypts your files, and demands you send real money for the unlock key.

“Malware” is viruses and worms and Trojans, et al.

(… and there’s no good excuse for not knowing those two words in 2016…)

Today’s quote:I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.” ~ Amy Adams

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April 7, 2016 Posted by | advice, computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, e-mail, hackers, News, security, tech | , , , | 2 Comments