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Ransomware

Updated 05/18/2017
 

     
This is real simple: you have a computer and you go to
   places you should not and you didn't buy any software
   to protect yourself (like a firewall, anti-virus, malware,
   etc.) because you are just one little person sitting on a
   big Internet that no one notices.   PREMISE IS FAULTY!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Click to enlarge image)                                                                                        
   There are people in hostile countries, in countries which do not have extradition laws,
   countries were public officials are easily bought, and people who want to be left alone
   as they milk every fool with an unprotected computer. Don't play the role of the Fool.
   And there are many who still don't use automatic updating for Microsoft software! 
 

   While this is now "history" it made global news, and it will come around again.
   3 immediate actions to take as WannaCry ransomware spreads: Gartner
   
Since its discovery last week, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, hitting
    over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries. 
Although steps have
    been taken to slow the spread of this malware, new variations are surfacing. 
Jonathan Care,
    research director at Gartner, outlines steps 
cybersecurity professionals must take immediately.