What is Ransomware?

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

Antivirus: Use effective Antivirus don’t avoid freebees. If you don’t want to buy its OK Windows have in-build Defender which is also effective but ensure about regular updates.

Emails: Avoid unwanted sender emails with attachments we suggest not take any attachment from unwanted / unknown users end. Don’t enable macros on excel documents.

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.

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