Ransomware Prevention – Responding to WannaCrypt

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The WannaCrypt Scare – Part I The global WannaCrypt ransomware attack that hit over 230,000 victims in at least 150 countries on Friday 5/12/17 sparked concern about how businesses can best protect themselves from ransomware. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is … Read More

SECURITY ALERT: CryptoWall 4.0 – an Even Greater Threat than Previous Versions

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CryptoWall ransomware has evolved since it first appeared in 2014. The newest strain of CryptoWall has new features that make it an even greater threat than previous versions. What’s Different in this CryptoWall version? CryptoWall is a form of malware … Read More

SECURITY ALERT: Beware of Windows 10 Upgrade Scams

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Scammers are taking advantage of the confusion in the wake of Microsoft’s Operating System upgrade to trick users through phishing campaigns that install ransomware and fraudulent call centers that demand payment. Windows 10 Upgrade Scams Windows users, who may not … Read More

SECURITY ALERT: New CryptoWall Scam uses Zipped Resume and Compromised Websites

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Hiring?  If you’re looking at resumes, beware of this newest CyrptoWall scam!  The attacker sends a zip file “resume” attachment which infects your computer with malware that encrypts your files.  There has been an increase in this type of malicious … Read More

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