Ransomware found on legitimate websites

May 15, 2018 - Less than a minute read

The ransomware GandCrab has recently been found on legitimate websites. The websites, although legitimate, are considered compromised since the ransomware has been found on them. A visitor to the website could unknowingly infect themselves from using you the compromised website.

It is important for small businesses to know their websites are targets for hosting malicious software like ransomware and have the proper security measure put in place to help prevent this. Not only can it affect customers or potential customers, it can affect the business itself if an employee were to visit the compromised website, by infecting their devices. Ensure that the proper updates have been put in place to help protect the business website.