Notes from the Electronic Cottage 9/24/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Know anyone, including yourself, that has had hackers infect a computer and make what’s on it unavailable to the owner unless the owner pays a ransom? If not, you’re lucky – so far – because this kind of ransomware hack is becoming increasingly common, and it could cost a user hundreds or even thousands of dollars to get access back to the owner’s own computer. Here’s the story.