The Brian Noonan Podcast

The CryptoLocker virus and cybersecurity

August 31, 201522 min
Cody Gough, Brian’s producer, tells the tale of how his computer was infiltrated by a CryptoLocker virus, a ransomware trojan that resulted in a Bitcoin ransom, conversations with federal authorities, and more drama than you would ever expect from your average computer virus. Learn about the Cryptolocker virus, ways to protect yourself from it, and what happened to Brian’s intrepid producer! Plus, hear a more detailed background on the situation on Cody’s podcast on WGN Plus.

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