There is a vast array of online threats out there, here are 3 to be mindful of
This is a malicious attack designed to hold your data hostage. The attacker will either run a program on your network or trick one of your staff into doing so, which will then encrypt data throughout your network that will render it unusable without the encrypting key. They then usually demand you pay them a fee for restoring the data, which has no guarantee.
This is designed to corrupt a device and disrupt programs on it. These usually result in damage to the operating system, severely compromising the functionality of the computer or rendering it completely unusable.
A weblink or email that is sent for you to click on it and download the crypto software generally linked to ransomware attacks. Links and emails look they are coming from reputable sources and at times look like they are coming from within your organisation sparking a greater risk. Protection is key for Vet Clinics and with so many products out there and lack of time, cyber security can be overlooked or put in the too hard basket.