Security Update: Malware CryptoWall 3.0

As a business we’re sure you take security seriously like we do, so we wanted to make you aware of an ongoing security threat.

There has been a return, after a few months, of the CryptoWall file-encrypting ransomware program.  Attackers have started distributing the new version – CryptoWall 3.0 which encrypts files on your PC then directs you to a website with instructions on how to unlock the files in exchange for a “ransom” payment. All versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows 8 are its targets. Continue reading

Tip of the Spam Berg

At our daily RMS team meeting we were discussing the audacity and accuracy of a recent but small surge of well-crafted spoofed emails popping into our inboxes, there was a collective cry “let’s check our Blocked Email & SPAM activity”. On the whole SPAM (Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE) or Unsolicited Bulk Email (UBE) has steadily been an increasing nuisance now for a number of years…..but the figures really do put the volumes into perspective!

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