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The Attack of Ransomware – What Are The Most Effective Ways On How To Protect Ourselves From It For those of you out there who have been watching news recently, surely, you know about the cyber-attack that caused chaos across the NHS during the weekend which led to the patients being declined from the A and E and some operations has to be cancelled due to it and the said attach still continues to run lose and is spreading even at the moment. When Monday afternoon comes, the authority released a statement concerning the cyber-attack that has happened and according to them, it was a malicious software called ransomware and the said software was able to target around two hundred thousand organizations from one hundred fifty countries across the globe. The NSA also conducted their own research and investigation with regards to the current problem caused by the recent cyber-attack and they have discovered that “WannaCry” ransomware has used the flaw present in the software of Microsoft which, then, leads to hackers leaking it and spreading the virus across the locking away files of every networks so rapidly. If there is one thing that you need to know with regards to ransomware, that would be the fact that this a kind of cyber-attack that is perpetrated by hackers who are taking control of mobile device or a computer and will demand for payment or ransom in order for them to release the device.
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When ransomware takes place, this is made possible by hackers or attackers who are downloading virus device and then use that particular malicious software they have downloaded to encrypt the information of the victim which is contained in the device itself. After successfully securing the encryption of the information of the victim, they will threaten them to block all the access they have to the files not unless they have paid the ransom asked by these criminals and often times, the fee they will be asking you will range from zero point three to one Bit coins (four hundred to one thousand three hundred seventy five).
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In order for you to secure yourself protection, we will present to you this article that contains all the important things you have to know on how you can protect yourself from ransomware. One of the most effective ways on how you can protect yourself from cyber attackers is to have your files backed up. The greatest damage that many of us suffer from ransomware attack is the loss of important files that is why it is advisable to have all the files you have be stored in a backup as well. Another effective way for you to protect yourself from ransomware attack is by installing in your device what we call as ransomware prevention software or the ransomware blocker as this software is capable of detecting any cyber-attack present in your device and immediately wipe it out to avoid further damage.