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ACCDFISA – RansomWare – Removal Notes + More

UPDATE (2/26/12 @ 8:20PM CST): Lawrence Abrams has posted a guide to removing this infection over at BleepingComputer.com: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-decrypt-accdfisa-protection-program His post includes notes that were not included in this post and also provides a much more automated process for removal. If you are removing this infection, I would consider his post a must-read! Do not consider your […]

ACCDFISA – RansomWare

  Well, we have now had our first run-in with Ransomware.  We received a call from a client stating that they were having issues accessing a remote application server. Sure enough, we were unable to access the remote application server through the VPN connection.  Once on site, I was greeted with a screen stating that […]

Receiving the winmail.dat attachment?

The problem! Over the past few months, we have seen several of our clients receive the ol’ winmail.dat attachment. Try as they might, they can’t open it. Frustration over the inability to open the email has even led several users to download some of the spam-ware applications claiming to open any file type. We know […]