Thursday, August 9, 2012

FBI Warns Of New Internet Virus


There is a new “drive-by” virus on the Internet, and it often carries a fake message—and fine—purportedly from the FBI.

Known as Reveton ransomware, it’s described as drive-by malware because unlike many viruses—which activate when users open a file or attachment—this one can install itself when users simply click on a compromised website. Once infected, the victim’s computer immediately locks, and the monitor displays a screen stating there has been a violation of federal law.

Read more at the FBI website HERE

The Rez News

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