With Facebook now counting over 1.7 billion monthly users and LinkedIn another 467 million, it was only a matter of time until criminal hackers turned their attention to exploiting social media as an attack vector. The current attack is being waged to introduce ransomware into these environments. Dubbed “Imagegate”, it’s a clever way of sneaking malware into your environment. It typically runs this way: While on Facebook, a user sees an Instant Message. It appears … More
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It has been said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In the case of disaster recovery, however, businesses tend focus on prevention without anticipating the need for a cure. It may be painful to admit, but disaster in some form is nearly unavoidable, whether due to severe weather, an accident or a data breach. Every good prevention strategy should include a continuity plan for rapid recovery when the inevitable hits. … More
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