Ransomware: What It Is and Why You Don't Want It

Ransomware: What It Is and Why You Don’t Want It

  Computer viruses are nothing new. Malicious software that attacks, infects and compromises computer systems have been a plague, waiting to strike the personal computer user virtually since Day One. But the concept of “ransomware” has really only come into mainstream existence in the last few years, rapidly growing to become the number one danger lurking out there…

How to Recognize and Avoid Ransomware at your Dental Office Computer

How to Recognize and Avoid Ransomware

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a specific type of malware that encrypts data files (such as MS Office Documents, pdf files, text files, image files, music files and video files) on a computer, holding them hostage until a ransom is paid that will – hopefully – release the password to decrypt them. Many types of…