Is your Data, your business livelihood, safe?

We recently sent out an email with information regarding "WannaCry" Ransonware. Well, now there is another story in the news involving Vic Police and the Speed cameras in Victoria. It seems they've been hit by the "WannaCry" variant.

"Victoria Police has suspended 8000 tickets issued for speed and red light infringements after finding the WannaCry ransomware that infected 55 road safety cameras was more widespread than initially thought."

"Assistant commissioner Doug Fryer said the force was assuming the state's entire fleet of 280 cameras was infected "out of an abundance of caution" until an investigation into the matter was complete."

“The infection has been blamed on a maintenance worker employed by camera operator RedFlex connecting a USB drive containing the malware to the camera system unwittingly.”

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This is a sobering reminder that no-one is immune to Cyber threats! The best way to protect you and your business against data loss is to have backups, upon backups, upon backups!

Our new Managed Backup service affords you peace of mind knowing that your data is, whilst stored locally, also stored securely in a co-location data centre in Sydney. Our Archive process means these backups are stored indefinitely and can be restored at any point as required.

For any more information on our Managed Backup Service, advice on security and the best back up practices, give the team at M Group a call on (02) 6362 8204, or call into our office at 13 William Street Orange.


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