We would like to wish all our customers and friends a very Happy New Year ... See MoreSee Less
Sometimes, trying to fix IT problems yourself can be very time consuming. Let us take care of it for you so you can get on with something else ... See MoreSee Less
4 years ago
Over the last few weeks some of ChalkHill Systems clients have been attacked with the CryptoWall virus. This virus encrypts all your documents and files, making them unreadable. This type of virus is a ransom ware program. It will tell you that the only way to get your data back is to pay them the ransom. The criminals then claim to unlock your data, but the chances are that they will not unlock or they will release your data, but a little while late re in-crypt your files. Sadly there is no really way to remove it.
If you get an email from say a delivery company informing you that your package is ready for delivery, be very careful about opening any links to the so called delivery company. It might well be a scam.
Please back up your data on a regular basis. Be aware that this virus will jump across networks and any backup device that is plugged in at the time the virus first hits. ... See MoreSee Less