Thursday, February 18, 2016

Ransomeware Attack on a US Hospital


I've been bringing this topic up from time to time for a while now.

It's a pretty good racket.  Somehow, either by convincing someone to click on an infected link, open an infected file, or by breaking in over the Internet, the bad guys manage to encrypt an owner's hard drive.

The crooks then demand to be paid to provide the password that will return things to normal.  

This has happened a few times to smaller businesses.  The bad part is sometimes you pay & get the promised password and sometimes you pay and nothing happens.  It's hard to figure out what to do.

Recently a Los Angeles hospital was hit by ransomware and they are still without electronic records.

The good people at DDS Rescue are helping dental offices with this potential disaster.  I feel it's worth contacting them to see how they can help prevent this problem before it ever hits you.

I've been using DDS Rescue for several years and have nothing be good things to say about this great group of people.  Take a look at their website & then  give them a call!

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