As you may have seen in the media there is currently a massive global ransomware attack upon the Microsoft Windows® operating system variously known as WannaCry, WannaCrypt, WannaCrypt0r and WannaDecryptor.
We take significant steps to protect your information and would like to ensure you your financial information is safe.
Although this attack was geared toward Microsoft operating systems all operating systems are vulnerable to attacks. Here are some proactive step you can take:
- Ensure all your devices computers, laptops, phones, tablets are up to date with the latest patches
- All software, APPs, plugins are up to date
- Have a firewall, anti-virus, anti-spyware, malware protection and ensure it is up to date
- Use strong passwords. Password and 123456 are not strong passwords.
If you ever think your information has been compromised call us.
It has also been brought to our attention DocuSign, which is the company used to sign documents electronically, is being attacked by a phishing campaign. Here is some information from DocuSign:
First and foremost, if you don’t recognize the sender of a DocuSign envelope and you are uncertain of the authenticity of an email, look for the unique security code at the bottom of the notification email. All DocuSign envelopes include a unique security code. If you do not see this code DO NOT click on links or open attachments within the email.
For more information on spotting and accessing fraudulent DocuSign emails, go to https://trust.docusign.com/en-us/personal-safeguards/fraudulent-email-websites/.