Firstly the good news. If you are a client of the IT Guys (WA) or Hydrid ICT and we provide you with email support services, then you are probably safe.
All Hybrid ICT & The IT Guys (WA) clients are setup on Microsoft “Hosted” Exchange.
However, if your company or e-mail provider runs an “old” or “unsupported” version of Microsoft Exchange Server, then you/they could be in trouble.
Many of the latest batch of hack victims are small-to medium-sized business and local government agencies according to the reference Bloomberg article.
Organizations that could be most impacted are those that have an email server that’s running the vulnerable software and exposed directly to the internet, a risky setup that larger ones usually avoid.
How can I determine if I am using Microsoft “Hosted” Exchange or an older version of exchange?
Make sure Outlook is running, then locate the Outlook icon by clicking the “^” (hidden icon) symbol.
Hold the “Ctrl” key down and with the mouse right-click over the Outlook symbol and select “Connection Status”
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