Stories of cyber security breaches are so commonplace that many of us now switch off when we hear them. But if you’re an agency owner, switching off is the last thing you can afford to do, as the recent series of unprecedented cyber attacks continue to leave businesses around the world reeling.
By Cath Dickinson
Starting in May 2017, cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails. Dubbed WannaCry, the ransomware exploited a Microsoft Windows vulnerability, encrypting data on the infected computer and demanding payment to restore access.