northwest Another reason not to click links in emails 'Alarming' rise in ransomware
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Wednesday May 24 2017 23:31:48 AEST PM
Home Help Login Register
News: forum firewall bad behaviour Cloudflare Bot scout
Welcome to the Australianelectronicgoldprospectingforum founded in July 2010, an add free totally independent forum with over 70 boards and paid for and managed by the Admin.Total forum Topics:8,720 Total forum Posts:41,532 Members: 661 Total page views:8,000,164  Admin and  forum and domain name owner :marjen at optusnet.com.au. Guests can only see a limited number of boards at present and cannot see any links. Guest cannot post and never will be permitted too!Registration of new members must be approved by admin.Anyone known to have any past or present association with Codan/ML or acting on their behalf as a proxy or intermediary  will not have their registration approved. All  original Photos and posts and  original materials displayed on this site are COPYRIGHTED and remain the property of the poster and the australianelectronicgoldprospectingforum.com. All messages on this forum express the personal views of the author and should not be interpreted as necessarily being in accord with those of the forum owner and neither the owner of this forum and its domain name nor SMF or the forum software developers or the forum host shall be held responsible for the content of any message. Admin reserves the right to remove any offensive or objectionable posts. No defamatory material or politics/religion or issues of race will be permitted.
Another satisfied QED user! QED user report for 9 days detecting! User loves it, found it easy to use,found gold with it and he prefers it to his 5000! Also a report on a QED used at the beach for coin shooting.QED users reporting in with their multi ounce gold finds with the QED! More QED users reporting in! QED users are reporting that they do not find "bias drift" an issue!
The QED pictured is backward compatible with the current QED and has been designed and made by a member here. The firmware and circuit are identical with the current version except for a change in the face plate and control box. Changing to this configuration will NOT void the warranty when performed by the control box designer as it has been endorsed, approved and authorized by the QED manufacturer. The 4th button will not work at this time as the  firmware update for that has not been created yet and when its available will be provided free of charge (other than postage costs)by BW. QED Detector ,latest updates board is only available to registered forum members.

Goldsearch Australia has been appointed the Australian Distributor for the QED. QED info on the Goldsearch website has been updated.
This is the only forum where you can talk directly with the designer/ manufacturer of the QED and  also some very experienced QED users.
Jrbeatty and Reg Wilson  and  Yellowfin  (or Doug here for that matter!)have NO vested  or pecuniary interests(or secret deals or cash for comment or any other undisclosed benefits )in the QED other than using it to find gold which it is doing very successfully!

australian electronic gold prospecting forum.com  |  Off topic  |  Off topic  |  computers and computer security, mobile phones,laptops, ipads  |  Topic: Another reason not to click links in emails 'Alarming' rise in ransomware 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: Another reason not to click links in emails 'Alarming' rise in ransomware  (Read 189 times)
6666
QED users
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 165


« on: Tuesday June 7 2016 14:46:22 AEST PM »

'Alarming' rise in ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software that scrambles the data on a victim's PC and then asks for payment before restoring the data to its original state. The costs of unlocking data vary, with individuals typically paying a few hundred pounds and businesses a few thousand.


  


On the site is a link to a list of ransom ware check out the crazy extensions you may see.
Logged
Doug
Administrator
Revered Supreme Hero Member
*******
Online Online

Posts: 15468



« Reply #1 on: Tuesday June 7 2016 16:15:37 AEST PM »

  
'Alarming' rise in ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software that scrambles the data on a victim's PC and then asks for payment before restoring the data to its original state. The costs of unlocking data vary, with individuals typically paying a few hundred pounds and businesses a few thousand.


  


On the site is a link to a list of ransom ware check out the crazy extensions you may see.

This is why you need to regularly make disk images and make sure that you set up the  PC bios to boot off a CD so you can restore an image file from DOS. I  currently use image for windows for  doing this.
doug smile
Logged

All posts on this forum are the personal views of the author and should  not necessarily be  interpreted as those of Admin The QED contains NO patented or protected IP!!! No fake users on this site! This forum does not depend on  guest posting liars to survive!1/2 wit powerless to login and post! LO
WM6
invited members
Senior Hero Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1837



« Reply #2 on: Tuesday June 7 2016 22:38:09 AEST PM »

Even better is to have web-isolated PC for your main work and one dedicated (sacrificed) to everyday Internet use without any important data on it.
Logged

Global capital is ruining your life?
You have right to self-defence!
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
australian electronic gold prospecting forum.com  |  Off topic  |  Off topic  |  computers and computer security, mobile phones,laptops, ipads  |  Topic: Another reason not to click links in emails 'Alarming' rise in ransomware « previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines
Simple Audio Video Embedder

BisdakworldClassic design by JV PACO-IN
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
gold