Cybercriminals target open FTP servers

Cybercriminals target open FTP servers

According to the FBI cybercriminals are actively targeting medical and dental facilities that operate FTP servers. You are at risk if:

  • You allow “anonymous” access to your FTP server
  • Personally identifiable information (PII) or protected health information (PHI) is stored on these servers

If you’re at risk you’ll want to do ONE of the following:

  • Disable “anonymous” FTP access
  • Remove all PII and PHI data from any FTP server that allows “anonymous” access

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