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More Ransomware

Another malicious piece of software is doing the rounds. It uses social engineering and exploits weak passwords.

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While your AV systems are likely to protect you don’t depend on it. They’re like car seat belts. You wouldn’t drive without wearing it but that doesn’t mean you’re able to drive around with your eyes closed thinking you’ll arrive at your destination completely intact.

Please ensure your users are up to date with safe practice and know how to recognise suspicious websites and emails and that everyone is using strong passwords.

I still see on a daily basis, despite constant nagging, passwords that are ridiculous. Complaining about hard to remember or too many passwords won’t recover your data if you suffer an infection.

Refer to previous blog posts for advice on secure passwords.

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