Tech – for Everyone

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News from the security (encryption) frontlines..

Some important (time sensitive) items for you today.

TrueCrypt Shut Down; What to Use Now to Encrypt Your Data

If you use TrueCrypt to encrypt your data, you need to switch to a different encryption software to protect your files, and even whole hard drives.” Read more..

How To Remove CryptoLocker Ransomware And Protect Against GameOver Zeus While The Botnet Is Temporarily Down

Find out how to scan for and remove the Cryptolocker ransomware malware now, while the Gameover Zeus botnet has temporarily gone down.Read more..

[Related: CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ This is kinda important, as there really is no happy solution for Cryptolocker.]

* Some Antivirus Tools Wildly Effective Against Zero-Day Malware

Detecting zero-day threats, meaning malware or malware variants that have never been seen before, is extremely difficult. New tests reveal which antivirus products perform best against these threats.Read more..

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