Windows 10: Ransomware..is this a real threat.

Discus and support Ransomware..is this a real threat. in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Hi everyone, Yesterday I received three emails stating that I have been looking at dodgy sites and they have webcam footage of me....etc....they want... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by farrellart, Jul 2, 2019.

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    Hi everyone,

    Yesterday I received three emails stating that I have been looking at dodgy sites and they have webcam footage of me....etc....they want £3,000 in bitcoin. OK I know this bit is a scam because I don't look at dodgy sites or have a webcam.

    The weird thing is that the email was delivered to an old dormant email account where I cannot recieve or send emails, I just keep the old emails on file for reference and old receipts etc.

    The question is how did I get this email on an ISP that is no longer in use - could this be a virus/malware? it just got me thinking.

    Chris

    :)
     
    farrellart, Jul 2, 2019
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    How to get rid of a ransomware malicious virus

    Hi Jim,

    For more information about Ransomware, and on how to handle it, we suggest that you check the following articles:


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    Michael Gall, Jul 2, 2019
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