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#1 ggiff


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Posted 10 February 2015 - 01:03 PM

Driven here by a lovely email virus. Looking for advice! Thanks, guys!

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#2 zingo156


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Posted 10 February 2015 - 01:26 PM



There are tons of them going around, some contain executable type attachments, others links to downloads that contain the executable file. Some are tied to the ransom ware viruses going around so definitely stay on top of these.


Even after blocking all executable file types from attachments, a few users here have been infected by viruses and ransom ware. The virus writers are clever, often they use bank names, credit card brand names, adp (accounting type company names), travel company names, etc, to get people to click on links and install things.


It seems there is no perfect prevention so the key here is backup policies. I found out the hard way about 2 weeks ago that some users are not following procedures, now they will be by force.

Edited by zingo156, 10 February 2015 - 01:26 PM.

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