What is Emotet? How Can You Protect Yourself? – In the Loop
A trojan virus known as Emotet has become a very serious problem in recent months. As your IT partner, we feel it’s important to provide insight to help you and your organization avoid being compromised by this incredibly troublesome outbreak.
This is a very serious outbreak. The remediation process for this type of infection is extremely labor intensive and can be quite costly. That said, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
· Don’t click on that link and don’t open that attachment! Unless an expected e-mail with an expected attachment is being sent to you from a known and trusted contact, do NOT open it. This advice is even more applicable to URL’s/links.
· Keep PC’s up-to-date. If your PC is alerting you that updates need to be installed or a reboot is pending to apply updates, etc. it is important that you let this process complete.
· When in doubt, ask! We’re here to help. If you’re unsure about an e-mail, attachment or link, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team is here to help.
Our goal at JENLOR is to keep your network running as smoothly and securely as possible and we want to help our clients stay in front of this infection. If you have any questions about Emotet or other concerns in your environment, feel free to reach out.