BUSINESS HELD HOSTAGE ONLINE

BUSINESS HELD HOSTAGE ONLINE

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Cyber-crimes choose no specific target.

In a recent report posted on Daily Mercury website (www.dailymercury.com.au/news), a business located in Mackay had been held hostage after a hacker penetrated its internal operations and scrambled its vital business information.

The business was locked out of its own website and the hacker sought payment to unscramble the information.

See full article here; https://www.ehw.net.audailymercury.com.au/news/hackers-want-ransom-from-captive-business/2538649/#.VNkogYRxSms.email

In a world were social media and websites are used to reached a wider range of target markets online, cyber-crimes and website hacking is inevitable.

Google on its previous article encourages using a strong HTTPS ENCRYPTION. It also used HTTPS as a ranking signal.

Website security should be a company’s top priority both in offering secure online services to its customers and protection of its vital information stored online.

To know more on how to secure your website call us at EHW Technology Pty. Ltd., (07) 4944 0111, visit our website www.ehw.net.au or send as an email at support@ehwtech.net.au.

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