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DC Residents: Protect Yourself Against Ransomware

Four Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Ransomware

Over the past week, you may have received reports from OCTO, and the media of a massive global ransomware attack, called; ‘WannaCry’, that has disabled hundreds of thousands of computers in hospitals, police departments, public utilities, companies, and government offices across more than 150 countries. Ransomware is a virus that infects a computer, encrypts its files, and denies the user access until a ransom is paid to the attacker. Below we outline how you can help keep your network and critical data safe.

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