New malware claims it’s the FBI, shuts you down

Kathleen Atkins

A post by RetiredGeek in the Security & Backups forum alerts computer users to a report of a new scam claiming the FBI has shut down your machine.

The malware demands, via a popup, that you pay a ransom. Don’t do it. Read the post. More.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:

Office Applications    
General Productivity What is Office 365?
Word Processing Char styles not in document Styles collection for 2007
Spreadsheets Check for certain duplicates but not all

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Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.