What To Do If Your PC Hit By Ransomeware?

by Kartiki
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Ransomware is a contemptuous software that corrupts your computer and shows messages demanding money so that your system starts working properly. It is the type of malware which includes money-making schemes through random links via emails, messages, etc. Here are some of the preventive measures one must take to prevent their system to get infected.

Steps To Defeat Ransomware:

  1. If your PC gets infected by Ransomware, the first step is to go offline and remove all the connected devices to it.
  2. Identify the type of malware, your approach to deal with it should be proper and risk-free.
  3. Never pay a ransom there is always another approach to cyber threats and there is no guarantee that after paying you will get the file access again.
  4. Restore and refresh your computer.
  5. Try to avoid public Wi-Fi as system is more vulnerable to this kind of malicious attacks or use a secure VPN.
  6. Lastly, take all the preventive measures so that it will not occur again.

Some Preventive Measures To Prevent Ransomware:

  1. Install anti-virus, firewall or anti-malware software to block access to phishing emails.
  2. Always back up and recover your important files and don’t upload it on any open-source network.
  3. Don’t ever give write permissions to other users with whom you are sharing documents or files.
  4. Stay alert from latest email phishing scams.
  5. Do not provide your personal details when answering through emails, messages or calls.
  6. Here is the list to protect your system from malicious attacks:
    1. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus
    2. AVG Antivirus
    3. Avast Antivirus
    4. Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus
    5. ESET NOD32 Antivirus

Lastly, use the following decrypter to decrypt your computer.

Hedimdal security: httрѕ://hеіmdаlѕесurіtу.соm/blоg/rаnѕоmwаrе-dесrурtіоn-tооlѕ

windows club: httр://www.thеwіndоwѕсlub.соm/lіѕt-rаnѕоmwаrе-dесrурtоr-tооlѕ

Few More tools: httрѕ://www.wаtсhроіntdаtа.соm/rаnѕоmwаrе-dесrурtоrѕ

Here are few more based on antivirus companies:

Bitdefender: httрѕ://www.bіtdеfеndеr.соm/frее-vіruѕ-rеmоvаl

Emѕіѕоft: https://decrypter.emsisoft.com

Kaspersky Lаb: https://noransom.kaspersky.com

That’s all for now. Keep your PC Safe and read articles on our websites to stay smart!

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