WannaCry Ransomware Attack

16th May 2017
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WannaCry Ransomware Attack

On the 12 of May 2017, a massive ransomware attack called WannaCry was unleashed and it has ended up disrupting business operations for both public and private organisations on multiple continents, with the NHS in the UK probably being one of the highest profile victims to date.  If you are infected, you will find this flavour of ransomware to be highly virulent, spreading rapidly across your corporate network.

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10 steps to protect your business against Cryptolocker.

22nd January 2016
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10 steps protect against cryptolocker ransomware

In September, we explained what cryptolocker was and suggested ways to avoid being held to ransom. Since then, we have been approached by a number of organisations that have been affected by this breed of ransomware looking for help. Given the scale of the issue that the industry is facing, we thought it might help others if we shared the 10 steps that we take to help prevent cases of cryptolocker on the networks that we manage.

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Avoid being held to ransom by ransomware like cryptolocker

28th September 2015
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Avoid Data Loss Ransomware Cryptolocker

The increased use of ransomware such as cryptolocker has been in the news a lot recently, with people using Windows operating systems being targeted by a Trojan that encrypts a number of vital files on their machines. Once encrypted, a request is made for a ransom to be paid using bitcoins, with the very real threat of data loss being made if no ransom is forthcoming.

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