Malware Comic
Updated: 2/23/2021
Malware Comic

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  • I downloaded it, the game isn't here for some reason...
  • Play this game to win a free iPad? Why not?
  • That's weird, there's random things popping up on my screen...
  • My iPad isn't here... My computer is locked. I have to pay to get it back??
  • It appears that you have ransomware on your computer.
  • Ransomware? What's that and how did I get it? How do I get rid of it?
  • Ransomware is a computer virus, that if you get it on your computer, it will lock all of your stuff up. To unlock it, you need to pay a fee,
  • Symptoms of any computer virus could be the that the computer is slow, and there are pop-ups.
  • To prevent this, install an anti-virus. Also, don't click on any links that look fishy, or too good to be true.
  • If this happens, what you need to do is refer to a professional service, such as this store. If it is holding very important information that you cannot retrieve, file a police report as well. You can also try online decryption tools.