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Two in five Brits cough up for CryptoLocker ransomware’s demands

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penisverlengers Cowed victims hand over thousands rather than install basic security measures

plastika brady Around two in five people who fall victim to CryptoLocker have agreed to pay a ransom of around £300 to recover their files, according to a survey of victims.

snel erectie krijgen Researchers from the University of Kent quizzed a total of 48 people who had been affected by CryptoLocker. Of the sample, 17 said they paid the ransom and 31 said they did not.

cum sa iti maresti sanii natural CryptoLocker encrypts files on compromised machines. Compromised files become unintelligible and unrecoverable – unless victims have made back-ups – without paying crooks an unlock fee, which skyrockets to as much as four Bitcoins (about £1,350) unless victims cough up within a 72 hour deadline.

Read More by John Leyden,

Cloud Computing Vs You

Cloud Computing vs You, is in effect you versus the IT industry.

Today, there is huge speculation about how we should work, when we should work and on what we should work with.  It is a mine field and in good old IT experience, there is not 1 set way of achieving this.  The Only thing I can suggest is that you look at how you are working now and go with that solution, but always be thinking about tomorrow.  If you going to grow in size and volume of staff, there is no point in blind and saving Pence on Hardware, Spend wisely and make sure you can always upgrade.

We see it a great deal within the industry where somebody has purchased equipment which is below recommended specification, but hey, it saves a couple of pence, only to find out later that the equipment is neither use nor ornament.

Cloud Computing is Very Good and Very Clever, however, you have to look at different variables for when things go wrong, such as multiple Internet Connections, 3 / 4G for Backup, Hosting Company goes Bust.  What would you do if you could not access your Data?

 

 

Toddler buys vintage car on eBay with dad’s smartphone

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A 14-month-old toddler has bought a 1962 Austin Healey Sprite on eBay while playing around on her dad’s smartphone.

Her parents discovered the purchase when they received an email from eBay congratulating them on their purchase, which was a run-down vintage car costing $225, around £148.

Read More  by Laura Barnes

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