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5 ways to stop malware in the cloud

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    SAN FRANCISCO -- It starts out innocently enough. You’re in HR and there’s a job opening that you’re hoping to fill as quickly as possible.

    You send out a request for resumes, maybe on LinkedIn or another job-related site. All of a sudden you get a bunch of emails with resumes attached. So you decide to move the resumes to a cloud-based sync folder where other people on your team can access the resumes.

    With automated sync, the resumes are quickly and efficiently shared. But there’s one problem. One of the resumes contained malware and now everyone on your team has been infected. Welcome to the world of “fan-out” malware, says Krishna Narayanaswamy, chief scientist at Netskope.

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