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Summer Series: How to Spot and Avoid Ransomware Attacks

As we begin to officially wrap up summer, our Summer Series videos are coming to an end. But, we couldn’t quite leave vacation without talking about one last topic: ransomware.

Ransomware is an extremely common tactic used by cybercriminals and can be nearly impossible to see coming. Check out the quick clip below to learn more about what ransomware is and the steps you can take to help avoid falling victim.

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Hop on Board! Security Awareness Training for Your Team
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We all face potential cyber threats daily. The tricky part is that they come from all directions and look different, making them hard to see coming. UNLESS YOU’RE PREPARED.

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An Advanced Anti-Virus That Stops Ransomware

Ransomware is a multibillion-dollar industry, leaving many companies concerned about what they’re up against and whether their cybersecurity measures can keep them protected. These attacks often use sophisticated techniques to increase their success rate, so having a just-as-advanced anti-virus solution is key in stopping it.

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The Kaseya VSA Ransomware Attack

Unfortunately, ransomware continues to make headlines, with the recent attack on Kaseya VSA products affecting 1500 organizations across the globe.

Although WorkSmart does not use Kaseya VSA products and has not been impacted by this attack, it’s important to use this as an opportunity to grow our security practices and help you do the same.

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What is ransomware?

As you may have seen in the news recently, ransomware can be a very time-consuming and expensive threat. Luckily, there are steps to take that can help prevent these cyberattacks. Here’s everything you need to know about the menacing malware.

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Ransomware vs Intercept-X
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You’re right to be thinking about cybersecurity.

A cyber attack like ransomware can really devastate a small business. That’s why it’s important to build a cybersecurity strategy with the right tools.

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Q: How does your firewall protect you from ransomware?

It doesn’t. There are critical tools every organization needs in place to protect against cyber threats. Firewalls, anti-virus software, managed DNS, and encryption are a few you may already be using. But no protection is 100% effective at stopping hackers, because the bad guys are evolving their tools as often as the good guys are developing protections.

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Have you received a ransom email?

Have you received an email from a hacker trying to blackmail you in exchange for ransom? And did it include a real password you’ve used in the past (or still use)? You’re not alone, and the only thing you should do about it is change any compromised passwords. These extortion email scams have been going on all year, and this article explains one of the recent iterations.

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Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

The Internet is a powerful platform that brings people together on a global level while giving them access to a wealth of information anytime they please. With the good, comes the bad – some utilize their skills in committing cyber crimes from the comfort of their own homes. Case in point, the recent Cerber ransomware attacked that ravaged millions of Microsoft Office 365 users worldwide. Here’s what a security expert and Microsoft had to say about the matter: