Safety 101: PC Safety


How to protect my computer from Trojan-Ransom (Winlock) using Application Control in Kaspersky Lab product

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2013 Sep 05 ID: 7193
Trojan-Ransom malware aims to block access for the user to a computer or restrict work on the computer. It demands monetary payment to unblock the computer and to return it to the initial state.

The main peculiarity of Trojan-Ransom family is its commercial orientation. Each program of this class is an instrument to trick the money out of users and to deliver it to cybercriminals.

If your computer is infected with a program of the Trojan-Ransom family, then download and launch Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker from Kaspersky Rescue Disk.

To avoid possible infection with Trojan-Ransom family, download and install Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 which includes high-level protection against ransom malware or use the preventive recommendations, described below.


1. For Kaspersky Internet Security 2013


2. For Kaspersky Internet Security 2012


3. For Kaspersky PURE 3.0


4. For Kaspersky PURE 2.0

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