Security Alert – Virus/Malware Warning – EMOTET
IT Security issue has compromised number of SA businesses.
Recent infections have occurred because an email was forwarded from an infected Company or Client.
There are emails circulating with the subject line like:
‘Party Menu’ or ‘Holiday Schedule’ or ‘Christmas Party next week’.
Attachments include: ‘Party Menu .doc’ or ‘Holiday Schedule 2019-2020’ or ‘Christmas Party.doc’. The attachments and links contain a virus/malware and could have the potential to disrupt your business for an extended period of time.
Do not open suspicious emails or emails you are not expecting;
Do not click on links in emails unless you are absolutely sure of their validity;
Do not open attachments, even from trusted parties if you were not expecting them.
Delete the email and notify your IT Support immediately.