Advice for businesses following recent Cyber incidents
Following the cyber incident on Friday the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Police have asked for following information to be communicated.
The full statement from the NCSC regarding the recent ransomware attack can be found here.
For the most up-to-date guidance on combatting the recent ransomware attack visit this NCSC page - This is quite technical, so you may need to pass this link to your IT staff or contractor.
To help reduce the risk of falling victim to a similar attack in future, please follow the guidance below:
If you believe that you have been a victim of a ransomware attack, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or online at www.actionfraud.police.uk
Further comprehensive guidance on securing your business can be found on the government’s Cyber Aware website:
To view Microsoft's description of this Malware, view this link
Microsoft have also published a relevant patch for Windows XP operating System