Ransomware – The Non Technical Explanation

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There is a lot of chatter both on the Internet and your local media about something called Ransomware. Wikipedia describes ransomware as ” type of malicious software from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid”. Then it gets into a very lengthy technical discussion that often loses the non tech public. Read More

A Quick Introduction

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Welcome to CanWest IT Solutions. We are a locally owned family business in Edmonton, AB, run by, me; Chuck Corvec (President, a.k.a CanWestBoss). My interest in IT started back in the 1980’s. A good friend introduced me to something called a BBS (Bulletin Board System). Check out this article if you want to know more. Read More