Most consumers are aware that emails cannot be trusted, but are very often incapable of verifying where an email is coming from. All you have to do is to turn on email headers.
A ransomware is spreading through the interwebs on all machines that still have SMBv1 enabled using an old NSA-exploit leaked by “ShadowBrokers”. Here’s how to protect yourself from ransomware WanaCrypt0r 2.0 and disable it on Windows computers [plus verify it is disabled on your system].
Have you recently checked your computer with an antivirus that also checks open ports and found an OpenMeter.exe on your system? Let’s figure out what this executable is and whether it is safe or not.
If you want to make your computer more secure and private, you should anonymize your internet traffic. One way to do that is to use trending OS “Tails”
If you want to stay secure, it’s always good to compare hash values when you are downloading files online.