This nasty little IT bug can freeze and shut you out of your entire system. It works by blackmailing those it infects by telling them to either pay money or face the consequences.
Business users in Canada should take note because one alert has recently been posted by a security vendor saying some cyber thieves are leveraging the Koler mobile app and those who visit porn sites. If you download the porn you may get a pop up claiming to be from the Mounties saying that you have to pay a fine or your smartphone data will be deleted.
However, there are ways that business owners can defend against this malicious threat by taking some simple precautions including:
The worst thing you can is to do nothing, so talk to an IT service company to find what solutions they can provide your business to safeguard your email, and provide business continuity and backup features for your vital data.
Don’t let your business fall prey to ransomware and other cyber attacks. Contact the IT pros at Compunet InfoTech and let us give you the security solution your business needs. Phone us today at (604) 986-8170 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us protect your business now.
Author: Joe Martin, Date: 2015-08-27