We are following news reports today of a ransomware strain that has – so far – hit 74 countries around the globe. Elem Technologies systems and services are protected against this vulnerability, but you should be aware that your own systems may be at risk.
Elem Technologies recommends the following actions:
Immediately update all Windows systems with the Microsoft patch MS17-010
Notify your users to be extra cautious right now – even clicking on a suspicious attachment could instigate a ransomware attack.
Backup files with Secure Backup & Sync now to allow quick recovery in the event you do fall victim to a ransomware attack
If you currently use Secure Backup & Sync, you can configure it to backup all your desktop files as well as Windows file servers. In the event of a ransomware attack, you will be able to roll back your files to an unencrypted state.
If you would like more information on how to get started with Secure Backup and Sync, please contact us below.