That’s not a Microsoft Windows Update, its Actually a Big Security Risk.

That’s not a Microsoft Windows Update, its Actually a Big Security Risk. from 365 iT SOLUTIONS

By: 365 iT SOLUTIONS  31-08-2016
Keywords: Computer Software, Computer Repair, Technical Support

There is a new ransomware malware out there that’s not a Microsoft Windows Update, its actually a big security risk. Many will be hit by it as it hides itself as a Windows Update. Is your business ready? Fantom malware is one of the most dangerous forms of malware ransomware out there considered a huge risk by internet security experts. Victims of Fantom malware will notice a Windows screen acting like it’s installing the update but instead it is encrypting all data and files in the background. It all starts with a pop-up message stating that there is a critical update from Microsoft and it requires your attention. There have also been reports of text documents and infected email which most likely will be found in your SPAM folder. If you fall for this online security risk, it will immediately extract files and execute an embedded program called WindowsUpdate.exe. Fantom malware will then encrypt your data and files and provide payment instructions for the cyber criminals. Remember that’s not a Microsoft Windows Update, its actually a big security risk however the cyber criminals were nice enough to display Microsoft’s standard warning about not turning off the computer while the “update” is in progress. Many IT consulting companies including IT security experts are actively trying to crack Fantom Ransomware however you should always have data backups on local removable media and offsite cloud services backup. This must be part of your disaster recovery plan and it must be tested. That’s not a Microsoft Windows Update, its Actually a Big Security Risk our complimentary network and security assessment can show you the risk to your business. 365 iT SOLUTIONS is a leading IT consulting firm in Toronto that delivers industry leading Managed IT Services, IT Support Services, IT Outsourcing Services, Tech Support Services and Cloud Services.

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