Dharma is being bundled with a version of ESET, a legitimate antivirus, in the hopes that you won’t look too closely at it.

The email:

After you hit download you get this screen:

They have helpfully added an antivirus removal tool for you to remove those pesky anti-viruses that you have.

After it finishes encrypting your data this note will appear:

What can you do to prevent this?

Know who an attachment is from.

Don’t open any attachments that look suspicious.

If a download says it needs to remove the antivirus, don’t do it!

Always backup your data.

After encryption:

Don’t pay, there’s no guarantee that you are going to ever get your data back.

Turn off your computer and bring it in to see what data can be recovered.

As always, if we can ever be of assistance, please feel free to give us a call at 603-524-1400, email us at support@samedaycomputers.com, or link up with one of our technicians on live chat at www.samedaycomputers.com!

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