We’re certain that most of you have heard the news stories about the international ransomware attack from the WannaCry virus. This virus is crippling Microsoft Windows based computers around the world. The good news is that, Connecting Point is dedicated to staying on top of the huge task of malware prevention for our clients and their systems are protected. Microsoft released a patch to providers back in March to block this virus. Connecting Point applied this patch to all our managed accounts on March 17th. Their systems are protected from the WannaCry virus. This however, does not totally eliminate the possibility of this virus infecting your network. As with all viruses practicing safe computing is extremely important in insuring that your network is safe and secure from all malware. Please educate your users to not click on links that come from unknown sources. That is the primary way that this virus has spread.