How to Protect Your Computer from the CryptoLocker Virus
The CryptoLocker virus is one of the most recent and most widespread viruses, infecting over 12,000 computers in just one week. The bad news is that once it succeeds in encrypting your personal files, it asks for a $300 ransom or else you will lose all of your files forever. The CryptoLocker malware has been more successful at causing damage than other viruses for a number of reasons. Here are a few of the ways that it infects a computer and how you can counter the virus.