Warning: Super bad computer virus found on Salt Spring.

A close friend of mine has been attacked with a "Cryptolocker" type trojan virus which has locked up (encrypted) ALL of his photos. Please read the following link info. Make sure you do a "cold storage" of your files on a removable storage device/s that are not regularly attached to your computer or you might be in for a nasty suprise of losing ALL your photos if this virus gets in your machine.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/torrentlocker-cryptol...

Since there is, to this date, no method of recovering the files, it is imperative that you make backups of your photos.

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Comment by Avril Kirby on December 28, 2014 at 8:30pm

Thanks guys.

Comment by Chris Dixon on December 22, 2014 at 7:51pm

  

aHi Dave,

Is this virus specific to Macs or PC's?

Comment by David Bartle on December 22, 2014 at 12:20pm

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