Patch, Patch & Patch 🔒
While the number of businesses still hosting their servers, especially email are dwindling, we still face questions and resistance due to the false idea that self run servers are somehow safer than cloud hosted. Here is an example of hosted email being secure whereas self hosted “on prem” Microsoft Exchange is being exploited. The hack is allowing Chinese hackers to basically siphon entire email troves out of businesses.
We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, patch your systems immediately and keep them protected with the necessary security mechanisms.
Read more here on how China-based hackers found bug to target US firms: https://apnews.com/article/china-email-89a61f711e14e51dc9f5b74ffe9c2ebf
Eric is a Business IT cybersecurity advisor, consultant, manager, integrator, and protector who founded EVERNET in 2007. Eric co-hosts a podcast called “Finance and Technology Insights by Brian & Eric” on YouTube. Eric is a regular contributor to the EVERNET blog, writing about the latest technology news and providing his expertise in cyber security prevention and management.