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In Windows (or any OS, really), does marking a file as "Readonly" make it less susceptible to malware and unwanted manipulation? Absolutely Not; One of the first things randsomware malware does is attempt to change those permissions silently. This can be done on any operating system really. Will the malware embedded within the picture still be ...
You can try this site: https://decryptcryptolocker.com/ They've got a copy of the encryption key database as it was seized by the authorities... assuming your encryption key is in there it should get you back on track.
From the article you provided (reading as I write this): The ROM chip that contains the firmware includes a small amount of storage that goes unused. If the ROM chip is 2 megabytes, the firmware might take up just 1.5 megabytes, leaving half a megabyte of unused space that can be employed for hiding data the attackers want to steal. One way to do this, ...
This is a thing on Windows Servers, but i've never heard of it on a client machine. Probably do a virus scan, change your passwords, etc.
Ask your network security department if they do a vulnerability scan against the printer(s). Some nessus check could be responsible for this!
Activeris Antimalware is in itself a malware program. It has some redeeming features in that it can actually remove things - its competitors. However it is a 'potentially unwanted' program and is considered malware as it is a web browser extension that induces ads and pop-ups. It is less difficult to remove than some of the others.
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