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  • Anti-Ransomware Software Overview Update

    Posted on May 23rd, 2017 at 16:28 Kirsty Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Martin Brinkmann has updated the ghacks.net Security overview, to 23 May 2017.

    “There are two types of Anti-Ransomware software programs: those that protect the system in real-time against incoming threats, and those that disinfect the system after a successful ransomware attack.”

    As well as reviewing named programs that act to prevent ransomware, a handy table compares the various paid and free software options.

    Decryption is also discussed, should you have the misfortune to not prevent an infection.

    Martin’s advice is worth repeating here:

    “As far as prevention is concerned, there is more that users can do, for instance making sure they run up to date security software, do back ups of important data and keep the backups detached from the system, or use common sense.”

     
    Take a look at Martin’s full article here.