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im normally quite careful with regards to my laptops and pcs and look after them quite well but somehow i had a lapse in judgment and downloaded a file i was linked to from this forum a while ago, cant mind what it was but its still haunting me.
ive ran virus and malware scans,system fix scans...
My home PC was playing up this morning and I tried to restore a backup but it failed.
Restarted and couldn't access my home network and I then noticed that some of my dropbox files were renamed with a .??elec extension.
I opened another file and it was a ransomware message.
I immediately pulled...