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Encryption Vs. Ransomeware

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#1 chowery2085


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Posted 03 March 2016 - 02:28 PM

Yesterday I went to a Client's home, after they had called me with a problem.  As soon as the computer booted, a pop-up message appears asking for a password with a black background, and if you don't have one here is a phone number to call.  Now of course this is some type of encrypted ransom ware, but my question is if a hard drive is encrypted to begin with, can an encrypted hard drive prevent this type of ransom ware or any type for that matter?


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Posted 03 March 2016 - 09:34 PM

Can ransomware affect already encrypted devices
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