Ransomware Concerns

We are starting to see some of our customers being hit with the Ransomware viruses (CryptXXX, TelsaCrypt, etc.) that are becoming extremely wide-spread. One of these is an embedded access server (CCure Site Server). We also had an office machine hit due to, what we think, was an outdated version of Adobe Flash. We were able to restore a backup of the machine, but it also hit Dropbox, which...

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