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Ransomware is software, sent by crooks and downloaded by mistake, that scrambles all the files on a computer. In most cases, the only way to get the files back is to pay ransom money, though that is no guarantee the files will be unlocked. Watch the video to learn more.
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Bad actors like to infect Microsoft products because so many people use Microsoft at work and at home.
Fake phishing emails often include attached Word or Excel files, or like the email below, refer to Microsoft Office 365.
This email directs you to a web page where you’re instructed to enter your Microsoft password. Fraudsters can use that password to access your Office documents.
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September 2019 a • Edition #76
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