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Be safe from Ransomeware attacks!
« on: February 02, 2020, 12:01:01 PM »
What is Ransomeware?
Ransomware is a kind of malware, which blocks you to access your data by encrypting it all. With data- It could be anything such as software files, music, video and pictures whatever data that is in your computer. It's more of a file-encrypting parasite that requires some ransom/ money in order to get your files unlocked.

How does it spread?
Ransomware typically spreads through phishing emails or by unknowingly visiting an infected website. Adding up some of my experience with this malware, it's usually found packed in some software cracks which we install without knowing how worse could it turn out to be.

How do we protect our data from ransomeware?
Security experts agree that the best way to protect from ransomware is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Get free or paid anti-malware tools, preferably purchased tool or some best free anti-malware softwares that makes sure you are safe.

Free security softwares
  • Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition
  • Avira Free Security Suite
  • AVG AntiVirus Free
  • SpyBot Search & Destroy
  • Emsisoft Emergency Kit

Paid security softwares
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Avast anti-virus
  • Kaspersky
  • Panda
  • F-Secure

I will post links for these free anti-malware tools asap.