Worm

Computer worm represented by a man in a hood with code written

 

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A worm is a self-replicating, self-propagating, self-contained program that uses networking mechanisms to spread itself.

What Does This Mean For An SMB?

Your business needs to take proactive measures today to first reduce its chances of being hit by ransomware, phishing, or other cybersecurity attacks. Secondly, validate backups and disaster recovery plans are current and functioning in case you end up hit with ransomware. CyberHoot recommends the following best practices to avoid, prepare for, and prevent damage from these attacks:

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