Monthly Archives: July 2016

Decryption of ransomware successfully done

Computrs Inc proudly announces that we have successfully decrypted one of the many version of ransomware infection. One of our clients received the horror of being unable to read any of their PDF, Word, Excel, and QuickBooks data after being attacked by a ransomware infection. Once the ransom note appeared on their desktop and files they were unable to access any of their files. The backup drive was also encrypted with the ransomware which turned that backup into another useless drive. Our ability to recover encrypted files now removed the issue of telling people to pay the ransom. If you have been left with a ransom note don’t despair. We can help recover your data. DON’T PAY THE RANSOM.  There are thousands of cases where people have paid and NOT gotten their data back. We look forward to saving clients important data. Call...

Intel drops McAfee –

Intel Thinks "Antivirus Is S#!+" And Dumps Useless McAfee Email not displaying correctly? View Knowbe4 Blog. CyberheistNews Vol 6 #27 July 5th Intel Thinks "Antivirus Is S#!+" And Dumps Useless McAfee Remember that in a gray past, Intel had an antivirus product called Intel LanDesk Virus Protect? Well, that product got acquired by Symantec in 1998, and Intel must have thought "good riddance". Apparently Intel's institutional knowledge got lost or was disregarded. Another CEO took the reigns 12 years later and in 2010 surprised everyone by acquiring Symantec's arch-rival McAfee for over 7.6 billion dollars, seemingly expecting a lift from the hot security market. Well, that only happens when you buy the right product. The plan was to embed cybersecurity functionality on Intel chips but that was never completed. After rebranding McAfee to Intel Security (we...