Security Notification Regarding Global Ransomware Attacks

by: Adam

IMPORTANT

Security Notification Regarding Global Ransomware Attacks

As you may have heard, many businesses around the world have recently been affected by a ransomware attack known as “WannaCry”.  This attack affects vulnerabilities found in SMBv1 server which is included as part of Microsoft Windows.

In March 2017 Microsoft released a security patch to address this vulnerability:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx

Further information (and links to the updates) are available from the Microsoft Security Response Centre on the Microsoft Technet article below:
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer-guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/

We strongly urge anyone running Windows to run Windows Update, apply the above patch and to take a full backup of their files to ensure you are protected from this vulnerability.  Protect your files and your business. For any questions on how you can stay up to date digitally, please contact us.