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Elevated Threat Alert: Watch Out for the Latest Imminent Cryptolocker Campaign!

MAXTech is issuing this urgent warning to all of our clients that we have caught wind of a new imminent cryptolocker threat that is out there now with the means of wreaking havoc on your business. Not to fear, though, we are here with the insightful information you need to combat this new threat by telling you what to look out for to keep your valuable data secure.

cryptolocker

Usually arriving through emails with .zip extensions, JS/Nemucod is a JavaScript Downloader Trojan that uses malicious campaigns to target users. It also downloads additional malware and executes it without the user’s consent and usually arrives through emails with .zip extensions.

Cryptolocker Virus

Here are just some examples of what you need to look out for when it comes to malicious campaigns via emails with attachments:

We want to ensure the safety and security of your valuable company data. If an email looks strange, do the following:

  • Do not open it.
  • DELETE it.
  • Never open attachments or click on URLs, especially from the unknown.

We urge you to take this security advisory and use it to inform your staff of what they need to be on the lookout for and what not to do if they receive one of these suspicious emails. Multiple individuals have already been impacted and it’s spreading incredibly fast. Forward this email to all members of your company, as well as your friends and family, immediately.

Protect against further threats using our managed IT services, which keeps you protected through various steps – from an initial risk assessment to managed security services. Contact MAXTech at (813) 333-2878 or email us at info@maxtechpros.com to find out more.