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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is malware that denies access to files on your computer, mobile device, or network by encrypting them or making them otherwise inaccessible, and demands that payment be made in order to regain access. The ransomware “industry” rakes in millions of dollars a...

Screenshots Made Simple

I am often surprised that so many of my customers don’t know there is a screenshot tool built right into Windows, (Vista and later only.) There are many uses of windows snipping tool other than taking screenshots; it is useful for saving ‘receipts’...

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Scam Alert from the City of Paso RoblesThe City of Paso Robles has been alerted to a concerning rise in phishing attempts targeting local residents. Several reports have been received this morning from residents who have received emails claiming to be from the City, raising suspicions of potential phishing attacks.Phishing is a deceitful practice where cybercriminals send fraudulent emails, appearing to be from legitimate sources, with the aim of tricking individuals into disclosing personal information such as passwords and credit card numbers.The deceptive emails in question carry the subject line "An Important Message from the City of Paso Robles" and prominently feature the official City seal. However, it has been confirmed that these emails originate from various email addresses not affiliated with the official communication channels of the City of Paso Robles.In response to this emerging threat, the City's Information Technology (IT) department is urging all residents and local businesses to exercise heightened caution. It is recommended that individuals verify the sender's email address before opening any attachments, particularly in the case of unexpected email messages. If residents receive an email purporting to be from the City and wish to confirm its legitimacy before opening it, they are encouraged to contact the City directly at 805-227-7276.The City of Paso Robles places a high priority on the security and well-being of its residents. By taking proactive measures and remaining vigilant against potential phishing attempts, community members can contribute to maintaining a secure online environment.Thank you, City of Paso Robles ... See MoreSee Less
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