Posts Tagged ‘Ransomware’
In case you haven’t heard (if you follow our Blog or Facebook page you should have) there is some fallout from the NSA hacking tools being leaked. At least allegedly. Our WebRoot customers are covered and our IDMax customers have been updated. Are you one? If not contact us and stay protected. The ‘new’ Ransomware has been wreaking havoc, causing outages, effecting Hospitals, telecoms and business in the UK, Russia, Tiawan and elsewhere. Microsoft has put out patches for it’s operating systems as well as offering some patches for it’s older XP and 2003 OS even though it discontinued support for them sometime ago. Read More: Here on NetworkWorld, Here on ZDNet.com, More here on ZDNet.com including links to the Patches for Older OS (XP/2003)
Another Ransomware attack… This is just one reason backups are so important. Updates, Safe Surfing,Good AntiVirus/Malware, and NEVER opening unexpected attachments EVEN from known senders. Read more below on NetworkWorld.Crypto-ransomware attack encrypts New Jersey school district network.