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Warning: Rise in Ransomware “Troldesh” Attacks

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OXEN Technology has seen a significant increase in activity by a malicious ransomware software called Troldesh. Our engineers are currently working with several clients to resolve the issue for them, and we wanted to warn you regarding this potential threat. We have recognized that systems that are not actively managed or have no system access management policies are exceptionally susceptible to the current version of ransomware. What is Ransomware and Troldesh? Troldesh is a form of malicious software called ransomware. If infected, your data, and often every fileshare on your network is encrypted and you will be asked to pay a…

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Get Smart about Security

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You may not have access to all the crazy gadgets that Agent Maxwell Smart used in Get Smart to protect yourself, but hopefully I can help you with a few security tips. It seems like website hacks and data breaches are constantly in the news these days. While the growing size of these breaches increase the probability that each of us could be affected, we often forget that we haven’t taken simple, every day precautions. They are the easiest to be lax about and the power to be safe is at your fingertips.  Here’s a list of tips and good…

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