As you may have heard, a massive wave of ransomware attacks swept across the globe, seizing control of computers and demanding victims pay a ransom to regain access. The attack spread by exploiting a vulnerability in Windows. Microsoft released a patch for this back in March, but those who had not updated their systems were left at risk.
While automatic updates can be inconvenient at times, it’s important to allow them to install as soon as possible in order to stay protected. In addition, please think twice, then one more time before you click on links from people you don’t know, or links you weren’t expecting from people you do.
We urge you to follow the best practices below to safeguard your computer(s) and your information: