Cybersecurity

Total Networx is a cybersecurity -focused Managed IT Services company in Minneapolis Minnesota.

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What is Ransomware?

From individual PCs to enterprise IT infrastructure – ransomware attacks are only continuing to rise. It is possible to prevent ransomware attacks with some basic assessments and solution to fight against your vulnerabilities.  Just like a physical security system, its important to significantly improve your ability to protect yourself, company, team, and overall success from …

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How to prevent a ransomware attack with IT Planning – Part 2

As we stated last week, ransomware is a data hostage situation.  A hacker will lock your data, ask for a large sum of money, and only return your data when you pay them in bitcoin or other less traceable means.  Here are 3 more ways on how to prevent a ransomware attack at your company. Use an …

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Ransomware steals and holds your data hostage

For years, ransomware protection and removal has been a large cat-and-mouse game with internet security companies like Symantec, McAfee, and TrendMicro. Unfortunately, cryptolocker since 2014, has spread like the California wildfires and seems to resurface stronger each year. Generally, ransomware will sneak in to your computer as an email with a file attachment. If you open the …

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