what is ransomware attack


What is Ransomware Attack and How to Prevent Ransomware?


     What is Ransomware?

    Ransomware is a type of #Malware that can stop you from using your PC, Rename, or encrypt your files so you can't use them again, sometimes you may be warned that you need to pay money before knowing you, inform of [Bitcoins, Dollars] it includes user to forced make to complete online surveys or even to perform other actions before you can use your PC again.

    How did Ransomware get on my PC?

    In most instances, ransomware is automatically downloaded when you visit a malicious website(Harmful Website) or a website that's been hacked, Or even a spam email. ransomware easily gets on your PC.

    How do prevent from Ransomware attack?

    1. Install and use an up-to-date antivirus solution (strongly recommended- Avast Antivirus, Microsoft Security Essentials).
    2. Make sure your software is up-to-date daily.
    3. Stop clicking on spam links or opening spam email attachments from an unknown.
    4. Turn on smart screen option always (in Internet Explorer).
    5. Always activate pop-up blocker in any of your web browsers.
    6. Regularly backup your important files.

    [Steps] How do I remove Ransomware from my PC?


    Ransomware- There are two types of Ransomware attacks

    1. Locksreeen Ransomware
    2. Encryption Ransomware
    Ransomware-types

    • Lockscreen Ransomware: - "Lockscreen ransomware" shows a full-screen pop-up message which prevents you stops from accessing your PC or files continuously. warned that you need to pay money before knowing you, inform of [Bitcoins, Dollars] it includes user to forced make to complete online surveys or even to perform other actions before you can use your PC again.
    • Encryption Ransomware:- "Encryption ransomware" which encrypts(changes) your files on PC so you can’t open them easily (Ex: - It will encrypt the files on your PC so you can’t access them, and then simply demands money to restore your files.)


    Ransomware

    Top Ransomware Files:

    • Ransom:HTML/Tescrypt.E
    • Ransom:HTML/Tescrypt.D
    • Ransom:HTML/Locky.A
    • Ransom:Win32/Locky
    • Ransom:HTML/Crowti.A
    • Ransom:HTML/Exxroute.A
    • Ransom:Win32/Cerber.A
    • Ransom:JS/FakeBsod.A
    • Ransom:HTML/Cerber.A
    • Ransom:JS/Brolo.C

    Ransomware Infected Files [Example]

    Examples of ransomware

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