Recently, the WannaCry cyber-attack affected organisations from all over the world, including the NHS in the UK, with hackers demanding payment before they would release control of the files. This spread of ransomware was a high-profile incident that drew media attention but smaller attacks take place against websites of all sizes every day.
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At the time of writing the attack is known to have infected over 200,000 computers in at least 150 different countries around the world. The NHS had to cancel operations and divert ambulances but they weren’t the only major organisation to be affected. The Russian Central Bank and railway networks and Telefónica, a Spanish telecommunications provider. Since the breaches took place businesses and institutions all over the world have been taking extra precautions to protect themselves from the ransomware. A Microsoft security patch was released in March that could have protected businesses but many do not automatically update their systems, allowing the ransomware easy access. The talented MonkeyFish web development team ensure our clients’ websites are always kept up to date with the latest security features, protecting them from harmful breaches. The MonkeyFish servers are monitored 24 hours a day to ensure maximum uptime. No matter how big or small your website is, our experienced security professionals keep it safe and secure. One of MonkeyFish’s clients is Sagar Insurances, a leading provider of business, corporate and personal insurance policies. They provide cyber liability cover which protects businesses in the event of hacks, viruses or DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks. Website security is just one of the services that we offer to our clients. From search engine optimisation and brand redesigns to pay per click advertising and social media management, MonkeyFish provides comprehensive internet marketing services that deliver outstanding results.
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For more information on the marketing services that MonkeyFish provide, please get in touch with our experts today. Contact us online or call is directly on 01282 504730. You can also find out more about our security services by taking advantage of a free website health check.