When you’re letting small businesses know about cybersecurity, it’s not hard to find horror stories to grab their attention. How about the Trojan horse, a piece of malicious software that sneaks into systems pretending to be something else, that “devastated a small consulting firm”? Or the bookkeeper who used payroll software to steal $73,000 and almost destroy a 40-person firm. And then there’s the “grandmother who embezzled $500,000 from … a small electrical equipment supplier.” Those examples are cited by the Small Business Administration for why people should attend a free “cyber security workshop” on Wednesday in Nashua.
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