The latest cyber threats will put your business plan and your company at risk. It has become imperative to protect yourself from them. This new threat designated Cryptowall 2.0, has the potential to do plenty of serious damage to your business’s network. Do not give it the opportunity.
New threats are evolving all of the time. The latest is spear-phishing. It targets email and these attacks are some of the most dangerous out there. Cryptowall, which also goes by the name of Cryptolocker, targets those who do not screen the emails they receive. The virus is found within zipped folders and PDF files sent via email disguised as invoices, purchase orders, bills, complaints, or other business-related messages. Cryptowall 2.0 is an enhanced version of the original Cryptowallransomware, which had the power to encrypt files on your network and local data.
In the past, it was fairly simple for network administrators to recover their files. Now, the malware developers have created a new form that makes it difficult for users to recover their files without paying the fee. Some of the changes made to this enhanced version of Cryptowall include:
This threat is extremely dangerous and your company should be prepared to deal with it. In order to prevent this ransomware from infecting your computer, you must be constantly on your guard. Try some of these tips to avoid getting locked down:
When disaster strikes, you can count on Quikteks to be there for you. We will provide you with all of the information you need to protect your business from the latest threats. For security consulting, or if you think you’ve been compromised, contact Quikteks at (973) 882-4644.