Ransomware

by Barbara J. Feldman on May 9, 2006

A new virus that encrypts your computer files and demands $10.99 for a key to unlock your data arrived last month. Dubbed “Ransom-A, “the best way to avoid getting infected is to keep your anti-virus software up to date and to scan your system regularly. Learn more about ransomware at Yahoo! News.


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Feldman, Barbara. "Ransomware." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 9 May. 2006. Web. 23 Oct. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/724/ransonware/ >.