Windows 10: Ransomware Defense

Discus and support Ransomware Defense in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; In the light of the continuous escalation of ransomware attacks against commercial enterprises, government, critical infrastructure, and private... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by AlexDeac, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:17 PM.

  1. AlexDeac Win User

    Ransomware Defense


    In the light of the continuous escalation of ransomware attacks against commercial enterprises, government, critical infrastructure, and private citizens, maybe it’s worth exploring alternative defenses. Anti-malware and other endpoint threat mitigation/remediation have limitations in detecting, preventing, and blocking ransomware. Additionally, users are always the weakest link, either opening malicious email attachments or clicking suspicious hyperlinks.Therefore, that since many systems are software encryption-ready, there could be a better approach to stop ransomware. For instance, Windows

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  2. Smeed Win User
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    Adding to
    Le Boule's
    comments...

    The best defensive strategy to protect yourself from malware and ransomware (crypto malware) infections is a

    comprehensive approach
    to include prevention and your
    best defense is back up, back up, and more back up on a regular basis. When implementing a backup strategy
    include testing to ensure it works before an emergency arises; routinely check to verify backups are being made and stored properly; remove (disconnect) and isolate all backups from the network or home computer...if not, you risk ransomware
    infecting them when it strikes.


    For more suggestions to protect yourself from ransomware infections, see my comments (Post #2) in this topic...Ransomware
    Avoidance
    ...it includes a list of prevention tools.
     
    quietman7 - MVP, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:20 PM
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