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As a business owner, you have an obligation to keep your data and network files safe from prying eyes and criminals. The latest threats, like the new Cryptowall 2.0 ransomware, can be a difficult hurdle to jump, especially when they are disguised and designed to ruin you. Thankfully, you don’t have to take on these threats alone.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicks off its fourth week today with an emphasis on how SMBs can better protect themselves from cybersecurity threats. In keeping in tune with this theme, TechSquad IT, also issued today an urgent security alert on a virus known as Cryptowall 2.0. The document warns that “You should immediately advise your staff to not open ANY ZIP or PDF files that are sent to you through e-mail. This new virus arrives as an e-mail that contains a zip or PDF file that pretends to be an invoice, purchase order, bill, complaint or other business communication. If you receive such a message, you should verify with the sender that they did in fact send this message prior to opening the attachment.”
A new threat, dubbed Sandworm by iSight Partners, has been discovered. It is a cyber espionage campaign dating back to at least 2009, and is said to be based in Russia. Sandworm uses a previously undiscovered zero-day vulnerability in Windows operating systems to steal information from government leaders and organizations.
Microsoft Outlook is a great tool for the everyday businessman, but it can be tricky to use sometimes. Just like Microsoft Word, there are several shortcuts that you can utilize to boost your productivity and reduce the amount of time you spend fumbling around the variety of different options available to you.
When it feels like everybody is out to get you, there's only one way to survive: Trust nobody. You may not have too many physical enemies ready to jump you, but there's an army of hackers wanting to breach your company's database. One of the securest ways to keep your company's information safe is to implement a "zero trust" network security model.
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