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Destructive malware "CryptoLocker" on the loose - here's what to do

Destructive malware "CryptoLocker" on the loose - here's what to do | Digital & Internet Marketing News | Scoop.it
There's a destructive malware threat on the loose that calls itself "CryptoLocker."

It's what's known as ransomware, because that's what it does: holds your files to ransom.

Paul Ducklin tell...
Kimberly Castleberry's insight:

Here's a handy overview of the highly aggressive new randsomware that is attacking all Windows based systems. See my other post for an in depth article if you want to dig deeper. 

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Avoid Spamming to Be Safe From Google Update in 2013

Avoid Spamming to Be Safe From Google Update in 2013 | Digital & Internet Marketing News | Scoop.it
In the search engine world the spam word is very common. What exactly does “spam” mean? It is an unethical technique to increase the search engine ranking o
Kimberly Castleberry's insight:

These 8 things can make Google think you're a spammer... even if you didn't intend to spam! Keep in mind that the cloaking mentioned (and well described) is not the same as cloaking an affiliate link. Different thing with the same name. Lots of great tips here even if you've been blogging for a while. 

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CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ | Digital & Internet Marketing News | Scoop.it
Kimberly Castleberry's insight:

CryptoLocker ransomware infection is making the rounds... this is probably the most complete set of details on it. Pretty nasty infection although ransomware is not new. Targets all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

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