CryptoLocker Trojan Virus
You may hear in the news about the proliferation of this malware on Windows PCs. ITS is actively working on a sitewide solution for Wesleyan domain machines. Also, our antivirus software ESET, is well aware of it. However, because there are so many variants, protection can never be 100% assured. Please be vigilant about not opening attachments you don’t recognize or aren’t expecting–even from email addresses of people you know. Be sure to protect your personal Windows PCs by keeping them updated with antivirus software.
Here are a couple of informative links about this issue:
A video that provides a good overview in accessible language:
An article from our AntiVirus vendor, ESET: