Global Hack Attack – Ransomware

Keep your eyes peeled regarding a global hacking attack that has hit 12 countries so far.  The attackers apparently are using technology stolen from the NSA of all places, to launch ransomware onto people’s machines.  Heavily hit already is Britain’s National Healthcare System.

Now more than ever, we have to be vigilant.  These things usually are transmitted via email attachments.  Some may look weird, but oftentimes, they can appear harmless.  If you think something is strange, go with your gut and do not open that attachment.

You can read more about this story here.  Also, feel free to review an article about email security to brush up on how to protect yourself.

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