• back up your data
• don’t re-use passwords
• ensure your anti-virus, email software, web browser and other security technologies are up to date
But these are messages people have heard many times before, and they mostly address the symptoms, not the root cause.
“Raise awareness amongst the public and businesses of the threat and the actions they can take to protect themselves.” Just like sex, drugs & rock ‘n’ roll – we have to adapt our own behavior to get all of the benefits and minimize the chance of short, medium or long-term damage.