£1m malware demand

Some of you may have heard in the news that Lincolnshire County Council has been hit by ransom ware, Hackers have encrypted data and demanded 1 million.

So what options does the council have, well not many… Decrypting the data would be almost impossible without the encryption keys used. So you really only have two options here, pay up or restore from a backup.

If your back is on the same system you may find your self with an encrypted backup! many reasons why we always stress the importance of a backup. One that has many fail-safes.

Terahost Ltd is offering free IT health checks to lookout for these and provide guidance.  Why not get in touch and see how we can help.

0161 327 2829

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