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What is Wanna Ransomware?

What is Wanna Ransomware? We are aware of a widespread ransomware attack which is affecting several IT organizations in multiple countries. A new ransomware attack called Wanna (also known as WannaCry, WCry, WanaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r and Wana DeCrypt0r) is encrypting files and changing the extensions to: .wnry, .wcry, .wncry and .wncrypt.  The malware then presents a window to the user with a ransom demand. The ransomware spreads rapidly, like a worm, by exploiting a Windows vulnerability in the Windows Server Message Block (SMB) service, which Windows computers use to share files and printers across local networks. Microsoft addressed the issue in its MS17-010 bulletin. […]

ELIMINATING THE RISK LURKING BENEATH THE SURFACE OF YOUR BUSINESS

BUSINESS RISK ELIMINATING THE RISK LURKING BENEATH THE SURFACE OF YOUR BUSINESS By Nick Cavalancia 3 March, 2017 Today, one of the primary concerns of any Managed Service Provider (MSP) is the security of its customers—their systems, applications, and data. Organizations exist in a world where cyber attacks are not only present, but eminent. And, by eminent, I mean it’s either going to happen, or it already has (whether your customer knows it or not). For example, over three-quarters of organizations say the severity of attacks has increased from the previous year.1 And they’re right; in the past 12 months, […]

Data Breach Coverage Solutions

In today’s world, it’s no longer a question of if a company’s data will be compromised but when.  Spend 30 minutes with us to become more familiar with the potential risks and coverage solutions for all of your small commercial customers. Learn More What is Data Breach Emerging Risks in Data Breach

Don’t Let a Crisis Become a Disaster!

As data storage needs continue to grow at an unprecedented rate. The challenge of storing, maintaining, backing up and recovering that important data is becoming extremely complex and expensive. Besides managing data storage and growth one cannot ignore performance, integrity, and scalability to keep things humming smoothly. Idealstor’s comprehensive suite of affordable storage solutions provide all the required components that not only provide flexibility, performance, scalability and protection, but also keeps things simple and hassle free. A solution … that not only scales in capacity but also in performance. that extends the life of your existing storage. that allows you to recover as fast […]

Disasters aren’t so disastrous with Azure Backup

The average annual cost of server downtime ranges anywhere from $60,000 to $400,000 depending on your industry (with financial firms climbing to nearly $10 million). Excluding the loss in revenue, downed servers compromise customer relationships, muddy reputations, and run serious compliance risks. Fortunately, cloud recovery isn’t just for Fortune 500 companies. Today, small businesses and global enterprises can both access effective and affordable disaster recovery services without sacrificing key funds. By turning to a cloud vendor for their backup and disaster recovery needs, organizations are implementing a scalable, accessible, and affordable solution that limits downtime and assumes no data is […]

How The Internet Enables Cyberbullying But Promotes Connection

David M Kirby Screenwriter, Editor, Columnist CREDIT: PORTAL PBH – PREFEITURA BELO HORIZONTE The internet has a problem with cyberbullying. Technology is both the culprit and the solution. The internet is capable of connecting humanity like never before. We can share information and learn more about other cultures. We talk online about our interests. Facebook lets us connect with family and friends. Twitter allows us to add commentary to everyday life. These can be great things, especially when it helps us grow and helps others consider new viewpoints. Sometimes others have no interest in changing and would rather argue and […]

How to avoid being caught out by ransomware

Businesses are still getting caught by ransomware, despite the fact that there are fairly straightforward methods to avoid it. Since warnings about a strain of malware called Cryptolocker became such a problem in late 2013, causing Certs to issue guidance on how to prevent being infected and what to do if you were, ransomware has been a worry. Cryptolocker was just one of many strains of ransomware, and the likes of Cryptowall and CryptoDefense have followed to bother businesses and consumers alike. The principle is that the malware encrypts files on a system’s hard drive using an unbreakable key, and this […]

How BackUp protects computers from ransomware

Ransomware is a $1 billion business that often evades traditional anti-malware. So it’s important to learn what you’re up against and how to stop it. Ransomware is more prominent, more sophisticated and more troublesome than ever. Hospitals, homeowners, consumers and corporations – all have made headlines this year as victims of Cryptolocker, TeslaCrypt, Locky and other malicious computer viruses designed to encrypt digital files and render them useless until you pay a hefty ransom to get them back. Carbonite has a solution to this problem, and it’s important to understand how our backup solutions protect you and your data against […]

How to beat ransomware: prevent, don’t react

101 | HOW-TOS Posted March 11, 2016 by Wendy Zamora Picture this: You’ve spent the last few weeks working on a tribute video for a friend’s 30th wedding anniversary. You collected photos and video clips and edited them together, laying over a soundtrack of their favorite songs. It was a real labor of love. When you finally finish the project, you go to copy the file onto a DVD and—what the?—a strange message pops up. “Unfortunately, the files on this computer have been encrypted. You have 96 hours to submit payment to receive the encryption key, otherwise your files will […]

IT Security Risks for SMB

One of the most overlooked security risks for small businesses today comes from the most unlikely of places, your own employees. Non-business related Internet usage by employees not only can be dangerous and drain productivity; it may also open your business up to human resource and litigation concerns. In this month’s Tech Brief we’ll look at the risks that employee Internet usage can have on your business and the steps that you can take to limit its impact. 30-40% of Internet use in the workplace is not related to business. 70% of all Internet adult-site traffic occurs during the 9-5 […]