Our good friends at Envision Technology Advisors shared the following security notice on the ODIN ransomware virus. Recently, a new variant of ransomware named ODIN has infected a number of companies. This security notice will explain what this virus is, how to avoid it, and what to do if your business becomes infected.
How To Avoid An Infection
If you receive an email from an address you do not recognize, be cautious when openng it and do NOT open unknown or unexpected email attachments and/or click on any unknown links.
Even if you recognize an email address, use discretion when opening all emails, attachments, or clicking links to the Web. When in doubt, contact your IT support.
What To Do If You Are Infected
If your computer becomes infected with this virus, shut your system down immediately and contact IT support.
Also contact IT support if you are unsure whether or not an attachment you have received is safe.
The John W. Kennedy Company appreciates your business and continued support!