I'm sure you've all heard about the "Crypto" virus that was sweeping everywhere east of JFK International airport a few weeks back. A few of you reached out to me and said "Why me?!?!" I've been unusually silent on my concerns and here's why. I don't think with that particular variant there's much of a…Read more
FAKE Virus Warnings – Do not fall for this SCAM!
The following picture is not a virus that snuck by your antivirus program. You've clicked on a hyperlink and all of a sudden this pops up and your screen is frozen. I admit, it's scary. But, it's also very, very fake. Do not call the number. Do not let strange people on your computer. Do…Read more
Holiday Greetings from Dunwoody PC
I have a few random opinions to pass along during this holiday season. I hope your holiday is safe and happy and I look forward to helping you again next year (or this year, don't you want the new laptop all set up and ready as a gift?) Windows 10: I have had a chance…Read more
Cryptolocker Virus Email Information
I wanted to make sure that you were aware of a really bad virus that has been making its rounds and has infected one of my Dunwoody clients. The virus is call Cryptolocker. The way that you would get infected is by opening a SPAM email that has a .zip file attachment and proceeding to…Read more
AT&T/Yahoo E-Mail – Mass Hack or Epidemic of Annoying?
Every day it seems that I receive emails from clients with AT&T where their email has been hacked. I get a hyperlink to a web site and usually no subject in the subject line. Usually the email goes out to everyone in their web based contact list. Upon opening their email to survey the damage,…Read more
What To Do When Your Email Gets Hacked
If you feel that someone has broken into your email account and sent out emails to people in your address book, there are a few questions to determine to what level of hacking has occurred and how to respond effectively and efficiently. First of all, where are the contacts located that are getting the SPAM…Read more