Posts tagged [online backup]
I find it interesting to chat regularly with our call centre agents, specifically to hear customer stories. One of our newly acquired customers, a Cape-based catering company, called in last month. The CEO, let’s call him Derek, advised that his entire network had been compromised by a ransomware attack and he couldn’t recover his data...
As they say in the classics, “change is the only constant in life”. This adage remains relevant in today’s rapidly changing world but, whilst I subscribe to the theory that every change represents an opportunity in some form, it’s also true that consistency and reliability are vital elements of every successful business.
Knowing whether you have the right backup solution, and provider, for your business can be overwhelming when there are just so many out there and improved functionality is becoming available all the time. Is your provider keeping up with the times and giving you the backup, the security encryption and the restore capacity your data needs?
Ransomware has become a hot topic for all the wrong reasons since the global infections of “WannaCry” and “Petya”.
A new type of malware that now threatens users by sending their private pictures, messages and internet browsing history to their friends has come to light
This new strain that adds to the ever-growing problem of ransomware is known as LeakerLocker.
Ransomware is computer software that threatens to disrupt the normal working of your computer until you pay a ransom.
This malicious software, also known as malware, usually takes the form of a computer virus that locks down your computer files and demands a fee before allowing you access to them.
These viruses are sophisticated pieces of software which industry experts say are the fastest growing form of computer virus.
Most Ransomware is currently a Windows-specific type of malware that targets Windows operating systems and the files contained within them, and tends to target older versions of Windows software.