Warning – ‘Cryptolocker has been targeting Australia”

Trend Micro

We have received an email from Trend Micro and their Threat Research Team this morning with information that Cryptolocker has been targeting Australia with a new variant disguised as the ‘Australian Federal Police’ –

SUBJECT IN EMAIL: Traffic infringement notice ref. No #####
DRIVING VIOLATION INFORMATION

Please be very cautious if you receive an email like this. If you are unsure, you can either give us a call or please just delete it. This virus will encrypt all of your data on your machine and your network drives if executed and will hold your data to ransom.

Backups are also very important to protect your business data if the unthinkable does occur and a virus does infect your business network

If you are unsure about your AntiVirus / AntiSpam solution or if your Backup Solution is working correctly, please give us a call on 1300 79 69 33 or email us on support@118.127.42.189 and we would be happy to assist you.