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Lynn Says

You REALLY need to let Windows Updates occur

 


A massive ransomware computer virus was launched last week that has been described as one of the most serious in history. Its name is “WannaCry.”

Ransomware is software that is sneaked onto your computer by bad guys. When triggered, you are shown a screen with a telephone number and are told if you want to access your files, you will need to pay a fee. I receive one of those demands about once a week and so far have avoided the damage by unplugging the computer from the wall. That way, I didn't click on any trigger buttons on the screen. I'm not so sure this defensive technique will wor...



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