Pictou County Sports Hall of Fame virus

The Pictou County Sports Hall of Fame had its computer files corrupted by a virus.

Ransomware is used by scammers to demand money for unlocking files it has corrupted.

To prevent yourself from being a victim, avoid opening email attachments from unknown sources; especially .zip files.

Keep your anti-virus software, operating system; and software up to date.

Make regular backups, and beware of clicking on links or attachments within emails.