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The internet is brilliant. It enables us to communicate in real time with friends on the other side of the world, find the answer to pretty much any question and work more efficiently than ever before. But all that convenience and opportunity comes at a cost.
Cyber crime is big business, and phishing attacks are one of the baddies’ favourite routes into an organisation. You’ve probably heard of them, but you might not be 100% clear on exactly what they are and how they work.
Most businesses are a lot more hackable than
they realise. And the consequences are huge…
If you are hit with something like Cryptolocker, you can get locked out of your devices and data for days. It takes a lot of time, effort and often cash to get back to business as normal.
Organizations large and small are caught in the middle of a global cyber arms race with vastly different resources. For this reason, SonicWall is committed to passing their findings, intelligence, analysis and research to you via the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. Download the full report to gain:
• Key advances for the security industry and cybercriminals
• Exclusive data on the 2017 threat landscape
• Security predictions for 2018
• Cyber security guidelines and best practices
Email security is your business’s new headache. They are targeting MDs, CEOs and other senior staff. Read our enlightening report to find out how they’re doing it, and how to stay connected while minimising the risks.
Yesterday another ransomware outbreak started in Russia and Ukraine. The name of this ransomware is “Bad Rabbit” and it comes in as a download disguised as a Flash player update. This ransomware tries to propagate itself via SMB, but does not seem to use any exploits. The good news is that it also requires explicit action from the user in order to proceed.
The details of the ransomware are outlined in this blog and we will continue to update you if there is additional information.
Cyber crime is the biggest risk to local businesses. Did you hear about the WannaCry cyber attack on the NHS? Have you ever considered how your business would react if your data was encrypted, and held ransom. There are more than 5 million cases of cyber crime reported every year. And we’ve put together a new guide to show you how to protect your business.