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Everyone is Warned By the Cyber-Attack World Wide Results RansomWare

Websites of several government agencies and private companies have been hacked in the recent past, so the news about a global cyber attack using a ransomware program called WannaCry should raise alarm bells. The question is, do our country safe from cyber attacks ransomware? -CTTO


It is now wide spread and many are warned for this viral cyber attacks in the malware and computer databases. Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack as the week starts. 
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says.

A cyberattack is any type of offensive manoeuvre employed by nation-states, individuals, groups, or organizations that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, and/or personal computer devices by various means of malicious acts usually originating from an anonymous source that either steals, alters, or destroys a specified target by hacking into a susceptible system

It says the latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows identified by, and stolen from, US intelligence.

There are fears of more "ransomware" attacks as people begin work on Monday, although few have been reported so far.

How to protect your computer from future cyber attacks:

1. Think before you click

If you notice anything unusual do not log into your email until you have cleared it with your company’s IT personnel.

2. Emails & files

Don’t open any unusual emails or files which you have received, especially unusual emails with attachments.

3. Software updates

Ensure that the right anti-virus updates have taken place.
Microsoft has issued a number of software updates over the weekend, install the updates as soon as you have the opportunity to do so. These updates will be able to deal with the virus.

Updates have also been issued for Window’s XP which should be installed.

4. Don’t pay ransoms

Messages have been appearing on infected computers saying that the computer has been locked and demanding that people pay up to $600 or files on the computer will be deleted. People are being advised not to pay the ransom.
Should you receive this message immediately contact a member of your company’s IT team.

5. Isolate affected computers

If you think that computers in your network have become infected, immediately isolate the affected computers from your company’s network to minimise the chances of the spread of infection.

If you have a work laptop and think that it has been affected do not connect it to the office wifi as it could infect other computers on the network.

Phones and tablets have not been affected by this virus.

So, everyone is being warned and alarmed regarding this issue. In particularly, if you are very conscious of your online business and earning online.

Credit: News/ independent/ bbc 


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