Articles tagged: ransomware

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How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from Ransomware

There are now additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.

Avoid Ransomware!

How to Avoid Ransomware

Avoid ransomware the same way you avoid any malware. A full backup will save you not only from ransomware, but from a host of other problems as well.

Avoid Ransomware!

Tip of the Day: Don’t Pay the Ransom

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How Do I Know if My Machine is Free of Malware?

It’s impossible to know your machine has no malware. What does that mean for your safety?

Tip of the Day: Don’t Focus on Ransomware

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Will Ransomware Encrypt Backups?

A full-image backup is still the best defense against ransomware. But what if your backup gets encrypted? I’ll look at the likelihood of that happening and make some recommendations.

Let's talk about Ransomware32

Let’s Talk About Ransomware32

Ransomware32 is the latest threat currently making news. It’s a toolkit for malware authors to make more malware more easily. I’ll discuss what I think you should do about it.

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How Do I Decrypt Files Encrypted by Ransomware?

Unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible to decrypt files encrypted by ransomware. I’ll look at coping strategies.

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Why haven’t you mentioned CryptoPrevent?

Preventing one type of malware is not going to help you in the long run. And if it does help in the short run… then you may have a bigger problem!

Encrypted!

Will Malware Infect the Backups on My Connected Backup Drives as Well?

In truth, malware can infect anything that it wants to, but there are a lot of reasons why your backup files aren’t targeted.

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How Do I Remove Ransomware?

Ransomware is often not easy to remove because it blocks you from your system. Restoring from a backup is the easiest recovery option, but I’ll look at a few more as well.