Archive for: March, 2018

Ransomware: Is the backup and good antivirus enough?

A ransomware attack can lock or encrypt your computers and data, releasing them only once you’ve paid a ransom that will be hard to trace, although paying the ransom won’t guarantee getting your data back. While there are lots of technical measures you can take to protect your business, you can also strengthen security by…

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Ransomware: What technical measures can prevent attacks?

A ransomware attack can lock or encrypt your computers and data, releasing them only once you’ve paid a ransom that will be hard to trace, although paying the ransom won’t guarantee getting your data back. While ransomware is constantly evolving, so no preventative actions are ever guaranteed, there is a lot you can do to…

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The secret is out

In wartime, it’s often necessary to keep locations secret to prevent forces tracking down their enemies. In Star Wars, FX-7, the medical droid that inspired FX7 Solutions, was based in the rebels’ secret Echo Base on the ice planet of Hoth. Technically, FX7 Solutions is based in a location that doesn’t exist, although this is…

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Ransomware: What is it and how it is spreading?

Imagine reaching your office after a long commute early one morning when you’ve got too much to do, only to turn on your computer and click on a link to see a message on your screen telling you that criminals are holding you and your business to ransom. Fiction? Unfortunately, it’s not. Many businesses find…

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