Saturday December 14, 2019

The crimes, they are a-changin’

Ransomware is getting ever more sophisticated and persistent, but there are proven ways to prepare and ensure a swift recovery

1st December, 2019

Trust no email. Not that mysterious ‘help desk’ message beginning ‘Dear email user’, reporting irregular activity in a bank account you don’t remember opening. Not that oddly affectionate note from a stranger on another continent, linking to a dating website and promising friendship, ‘or maybe more….’

And certainly not that innocuous, almost official-looking announcement from Vodafone, or An Post, or possibly your boss, suddenly making a...

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