How it really happened : NINJIO Season 3, Episode 5, The Macro Trojan Takedown

 

In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 5,  a routine day at air traffic control turns dangerous when the system begins to glitch.  Macro-based malware made it into the organization’s system, rendering their equipment useless.  The result could put innocent lives at stake.  Whenever an email is received with an attachment containing macros, it’s a best practice to verify who sent the file and whether or not it should be trusted.

 

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Are your employees committed to information security?  Let’s hope.

The University of Tulsa looks at causes of breaches and hacks, focusing on the importance of emphasizing an organizational commitment to security awareness.

 

 

 

 

 

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