Stop Cryptolocker from Hitting Windows File Shares with FSRM

Imagine this - you have thousands of users across dozens of departments, all having their own set of file shares that are set up as mapped drives, and all users have full read/write access to their drives. Now a user gets infected with whatever variant of Cryptolocker is currently going around and starts encrypting all mapped drives...and no one realizes anything is amiss until the next morning when you find hundreds of gigs

Securing your Linux Server in 8 Steps

Before I get going with too many tutorials, it might be a good idea to just step back and talk about the very first thing you should be doing from the start: securing your server!

Luckily this doesn't need to take a long time - we can secure things pretty quickly. Let's get started!



STEP 1 - Update your server

Depending on your Linux distribution, your install ISO/DVD could be months or even years