Urgent Warning – Cryptolocker Infection Running Wild

There is a new virus running rampant that is causing significant issues with data files.  The Cryptolocker virus is “ransomware” – it encrypts files and tries to get people to pay $300.00 to have the files decrypted.

Here’s how the infection has been known to work, but variations are likely:

An email is received from a known company such as FedEx, UPS or the like and it contains an attachment that, if opened, will infect.

Guidelines for Handling IT Systems in Preparation for Forecasted Hurricane

In anticipation of the upcoming hurricane, which may bring electrical surges and power outages in addition to high winds, flooding and structural damage, we are providing the following guidelines to assist you.  Keep in mind that when power is lost it may corrupt data on systems but when power is restored there will be a huge surge of electrical current that is very capable of destroying any electrical components or systems if not properly protected.