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Be Aware: Recent Ransomware Attacks in Ohio


OSMA's I.T. support partner, MAXtech has sent this notice to all their clients. 

Over the weekend, Russian hackers and cybercriminals began launching ransomware attacks on local businesses, right here in Ohio. Victims include hospitals and medical associations, government organizations, and private sector companies.

The hackers are using a sophisticated ransomware to wipe out entire data backups and holding systems hostage for hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in ransom.

The Department of Homeland Security has advised us that these threats and attacks will continue to rise throughout 2021.

These are serious and imminent threats, and you must take immediate action to minimize your risk.

If you think this can’t happen to you, we assure you it most definitely can at any moment. It has already happened to businesses around you.

The ransomware the hackers used is called Ryuk.
Here’s what we know about it:


Again, it is imperative that you take immediate action to ensure your risk of attack is minimized. We strongly advise you address the following areas of concern:


MAXtech is here for you:
If you have any doubts or concerns about your cybersecurity, please do not hesitate to call MAXtech at 614-401-8800.

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