According to FSecure, following its 5 tips, it is possible to stay away from computer attacks until the end of the crisis caused by the virus pandemic.
in as we can see, cyberattacks have experienced a certain boom since the beginning of the year. The global health crisis to foster the explosion of Internet traffic, allowing hackers to to have more opportunities than before. However, health organisations are most affected in this time of crisis. They are vulnerable and overwhelmed, which is understandable. It is for this reason that Mikko Hyponnen, the head of research at the cybersecurity company F-Secure, urged cybercriminals to stay "away from organizations Medical. It means on Twitter that "If you are targeting hospitals during the pandemic, we will use all of our resources to track you down."
the coronavirus scapegoat pretty awesome for hackers. therefore they will do everything they can to make the most of the situation.
then like the health crisis, which requires a set of practices to protection from the COVID-19 virus, there are also good practices to be adopted to Avoid computer viruses this time around. FSecure, a specialist company computer security gives us 5 good behaviors to adopt for a better cybersecurity:
the FSecure's advice:
1 – Stay away from attachments contained in correspondences recipients you don't know.
this tactics is very common, e-mails are very common ways to hide malware or other corrupted links. And this very regularly. Internet users are most often driven by concern or curiosity, especially when they see "important information" or "instructions on how to protect yourself." And curiosity makes The rest. The problem, once these parts open, users automatically expose themselves to malware that can set up automatically on the terminals. "These fraudulent emails are trying to help you to make it look like they come from a reliable source, such as the government. they first spread to China. The United States and Japan were then Affected. Other countries should follow suit. explains Guillaume Gamelin, Vice-President F-Secure Regional
2 – Limit yourself to protected and reliable websites, when you want to access Internet. That's a basic piece of advice. This protects against phishing methods.
3 – As part of your work, you should avoid as much as possible to use personal-use devices. For most of the use of our personal devices, we don't usually have this tend to pay attention to our cybersecurity. The operating system or even security software doesn't meet industry requirements which is marked by a certain confidential framework. Also, in using its personal terminals, there is a risk of exposing the data professionals to potential computer attacks and even embezzlement of confidential information.
4 – Always use a private virtual network or remote VPN at files important to your work. Even outside of work, it is always recommended using the encryption that a VPN offers to protect its personal data, but also to secure its access to the Internet. The idea is to leave the minimum amount of information behind when accessing the web.
5 – Use antivirus, or other protection solutions. Not to mention the full updates to your devices and apps.
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