Salesforce has recently announced that certain malware may be able to steal a user’s Salesforce credentials. At this time, Salesforce does not believe it is affected. However, it is always good to take preventative measures in these situations. The name of this malware is Dyre or Dyreza; this would be a program (like a virus) that runs on the user’s computer. The malware could target any site, it just so happens that Salesforce is its target. (Click here to learn more about malware) You should follow the instructions below to keep your Salesforce account and your computer safe.
- Find out what antivirus program is running on your computers (home, work, laptop, etc. – anywhere that you might login to Salesforce).
- Use the website of your antivirus program or contact your IT provider to find out if you are protected from Dyre or Dyreza.
About Allan Huntley
Allan is the CEO and a Founder of 501Partners, and has a history of building successful enterprises across a spectrum of industries. He's been a principal, partner or founder of companies in the consulting, litigation support, econometric modeling, travel and real estate sectors. In his role at 501Partners, Allan leads a team with deep technology experience, devoted to improving business processes exclusively for nonprofit clients.