Technically Living - Tips, Tricks, & Resources for Mastering Technology
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A podcast for those interested in getting better at technology in their everyday life. We discuss the best web services, tools, and applications for using the web, staying secure, keeping organized, and getting ahead of the curve.
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EP 11: Your Digital Life Held Hostage By Ransomware
Nov 11 16
Do you have $100, $600, or $1000 to pay for the release of the files on your computer? Are you even aware that all your important files, photos, and videos could be held hostage at any time? If you don't take the steps now, once it happens the only option you have is to pay or say goodbye to everything stored on your computer. But I have a backup...Sorry. That isn't always enough and in this weeks episode we talk about how ransomware could affect you or your company, briefly why it is happening, and some steps for prevention.Ransomware can affect you, your family, or you organization. It is important to understand the best ways to protect yourself. If you have any questions, information, or discussion please share in the comments section of this episode below.How to protect yourself: https://www.malwarebytes.com/pdf/infographics/ransomware-infographic.pdfHow to report ransomware: https://www.ic3.gov/media/2016/160915.aspxRansomware on the rise: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/ransomware-on-the-rise====================================================For show notes and videos about this weeks episode or to request future topics please visit https://technicallylivingpodcast.comReceive episode notes, links to resources mentioned and exclusive information not mentioned in episodes by joining The Technically Living Newsletter or the Technically Living Facebook Page.To connect with Ross Wickman visit any of these links:Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | SnapchatYou can listen and subscribe to Technically Living here:iTunes | O