Trojan encrypting networks

We’ve now had several cases of a Trojan infecting PCs and encrypting local user data, as well as data on shared server drives. If you see an error message like this, please turn off your computer and get in touch with your IT support immediately.

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This program will silently reach out to the Internet to download executables, which will in turn encrypt your data and hold it to ransom. If caught early enough, it is possible to recover data. However, always ensure you have a good disaster recover solution in place.