Almost every one of my customers struggles with unwanted email. Some of this is unwanted advertising or newsletters. Other emails are more insidious such as “Spear Phishing”, the term for email that targets you specifically and tries to get you to click on a link or open an attachment with a ransomware payload. While aggressive spam filters help scammers are becoming more sophisticated as their efforts pay off. They earn millions of dollars every year by encrypting users hard drives and then demanding a ransom. No one is too small to target. Here are 4 of the many tips we’ll be covering in NCET’s upcoming lunch and learn about managing email.
The recent outbreak of the Cryptolocker and CryptoWall viruses in Reno has resulted in massive loss of company data. On June 24, Darren McBride, CEO of Sierra Computer Group will share stories of backup success and failure using real world examples designed for business owners, managers, and non-IT users but with enough technical depth to also provide actionable protection planning for techies.