Useful, short article about a devastating new computer virus. For further info, click the link at the bottom of the article to view video of interview with Leo Laporte. CryptoLocker is an awful virus that an alarming amount of people are falling victim to. It presents itself in the form of an email message that will look familiar and authentic. This could be something from a bank or paypal, prompting you to click a link. It may look like a .PDF file, but in reality it’s an executable file that launches the virus.
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