Case Study: Cryptolocker Outbreak

The Client

Our client is a electrical utility in Ontario.

The Challenge

Using her corporate laptop, an employee visited a website that had been infected with the Cryptolocker Virus. Cryptolocker is a virus that is used to extort a ransom from victims, infecting the host computer and encrypting all of it’s files, rendering them unusable and unreadable.

Cybercriminals Are Plotting To Hack Your Network RIGHT NOW…. What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Did you know that small businesses are more likely to be targeted by cybercriminals than any other business or organization? It’s true! While we hear about major breaches on the news, we don’t get to hear the stories of the businesses that struggle with hacking attempts and cyber-attacks successfully, or are barely hanging on by a thread.

FREE Report: The 7 Most Critical IT Security Protections Every Business Must Have In Place Now To Protect Themselves From Cybercrime, Data Breaches and Hacker Attacks

Eighty-two thousand NEW malware threats are being released every day, and businesses (and their bank accounts) are the #1 target.

To make matters worse, a data breach exposing client or patient information can quickly escalate into serious damage to reputation, fines, civil lawsuits and costly litigation.

Watch: Horn IT & Datto Webinar on Backup and Disaster Recovery

Our Security Expert Teaches You How to Protect Your Business Against Ransomware Attacks
On November 1, Horn IT, partnered with Datto, offered a free webinar for our clients and friends led by security expert Michael DePalma. In this hour-long webinar, Michael discusses ransomware, backup, disaster recovery, and how to quickly get back on your feet when disaster strikes.