How to protect your PC against file-encrypting ransomware

 

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How to protect your PC against file-encrypting ransomware

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Latest update: June 11, 2020 ID: 10952
 
 

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Ransomware is a kind of file-encrypting malware that encrypts your files and then demands ransom for decrypting them. Some of the programs encrypt the files without demanding ransom.

No one can guarantee that your files will be decrypted after you pay ransom.
We recommend configuring protection for the device in advance as it helps to prevent infections and mitigate possible damage.
 
 
 
 
 

General recommendations

 
 
 
 
 

Recommendations on configuring system settings

 
 
 
 
 

Recommendations on configuring Kaspersky products

 
 
 
 
 

Recommendations on decrypting files

 
 
 
 
 

What to do if there is a suspicious file on the computer

 
 
 
 
 

Possible ransomware file locations

 
 
 
 
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