Ransomware – tips to avoid it…

There has been a lot of news about Wannacry and its effect on companies globally. Ransomware is a huge business for cyber criminals and we are no longer facing lone hackers in basements, these are groups of organised attackers. We can provide help with protecting your system if you contact us, but as a starting point, follow these tips to stay safe from ransomware. There are 6 good tips in the following article and remember Backup, Backup, Backup….. and Patch (Windows Update).

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/93214726/6-ways-to-avoid-ransomware-and-other-ploys

If you are interested in more detail on where it all started and the different strains of ransomware, then please read the following:

https://heimdalsecurity.com/blog/what-is-ransomware-protection/ (and this will really make you backup your system).