Heartbleed, POODLE and Shellshock ain't got nothing on you! Cross the firewall, and step on over to the dark side. It's time to wear a new hat, a black one. All day you shake your head, dealing with clients that clicked that unknown email link and are now wondering why their systems are infected with malware. Perhaps your eye involuntarily twitches every time someone says the word, Cryptolock...I'll stop right there.
Fighting cybercrime is an unfortunate part of any MSP's job description, and really...who comes up with the names for these things? Case in point: FREAK stands for Factoring Attack on RSA Export Keys, except that it doesn't. We decided to create a few virus names of our own to throw in to the mix. Which IT threat are you?
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