BEWARE! The Tax Return email scams have started already, just a day after the 31st January 2018 deadline. These fraudsters are certainly quick off the mark.
Here you can see the text from an email I received today. Note the way these fraudsters don’t even know my name, whereas the real HMRC certainly would. The sender was showing as HMRC Business Help and Support Emails.
Ransomware is now targeting WordPress websites, so if you have a site that’s been built with WordPress, this post is for you.
Ransomware encrypts all your website’s files using strong and unbreakable encryption, then the attackers ask you to pay them to decrypt your files. They usually ask for payment by Bitcoin, although paying doesn’t unlock the files anyway.
There are ways to protect your site from being compromised by Ransomware.