Ransomware is one of the most powerful and damaging threats that internet users face today.
Earlier CryptoLocker comes in notice in 2013, Ransomware do encrypt your files as ask you Ransome (Money) to de-crypting those files.
Such type of Virus comes through email unwanted weblinks as a simple word, excel files which you can’t identify easily. Generally evey person who uses emails use such type of attachment to communicate each other.
Some times such hacker takes your money will share you decrypt code. but most of the cases even they are unable to decrypt such files.
It would search your personal files to encrypt ransomware searches for files with certain file extensions to encrypt. The files it encrypts include important productivity documents and files such as .doc, .docx, .xls, .pdf, among others.
Solutions to protect from Ransomware
System backup: Take system backup once in a week at-least outside (External HDD)
Windows Update: Don’t off your System updates option. Windows do regular work on security patches to resolve such issues.
Microsoft recently given some security patches can be download from the following link.Microsoft Catalogue updates for Ransomware
Emails: Avoid unwanted sender emails with attachments we suggest not take any attachment from
User login: try to use only User account for login with minimum credentials avoid administrator full access
Adware: Avoid to get click on highlighted adware on websites.