Computer acting strange? Is it Slow? Are you having problems accessing the internet? Did you call a strange number that popped up on your screen now you have a Sam Hive password required to boot PC? You are most likely infected with a computer virus. Our expert technicians will perform a thorough virus removal of any spyware, trojans, or other bugs in your computer. These programs can steal your personal information such as: passwords, bank accounts, social security numbers, and contact information. Viruses are one of the most destructive threats in the computer world. Just like a real virus, a computer virus can attack a computer and copy itself destroying or encrypting your information in the process. Viruses are so destructive because of the damaging effects that it can bring to your computer and its files.
Phone Scam or Ransom Attack
How this scam works is a small script is inadvertently downloaded from the internet that locks up the PC’s web-browser. At that point in time the user is prompted to call a phone number, typically a loud voice starts shouting “you have a virus” or loud audible alarm tones are used as a scare tactic. After you contact the company in question, they proceeded to tell you they are from Microsoft and that you have a virus on your computer and it needs to be removed. They will proceed to tell you, after they clean the virus, they would load security software to stop any further attacks. Mind you all the while you’re talking to the people who created the virus. What they will do is encrypt your computer with what’s called a SAM HIVE Password and completely lock you out of your system. At that point they will ask for money or some other odd form of payment like iTunes gift cards. You will shortly realize your computer and all your information is being held for ransom. If you have fallen a victim to this fraud give us a call immediately we can get you back into your PC and restore it back to normal.