The bullet-proof solution to Ransomware?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by bellgamin, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. ankupan

    ankupan Registered Member

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    I keep F-Secure + Heimdal.

    As well as I believe that till your computer is connected to the internet, anything can happen.

    So I have paid Dropbox and using it saving my imp folder and data.

    Still, if the computer goes wrong, I can access my data on the cloud.
     
  2. Moose World

    Moose World Registered Member

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    Hi,

    To help the fight against ransomware below:


    hxxps:// krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/try-this-one-weird-trick-russian-hackers-hate/

    • Instructions
    "In Windows 10, hit the Windows key and X at the same time, then select Settings, and then select Time and Language. Select Language, and then scroll down and you should see an option to install another language. Click + Add a Language. Search for Russian and click Install, and the Russian language should be installed after a few minutes. Then you can go back to whatever you were doing."

    "If for some reason you need to toggle between languages, Windows key + Spacebar is your friend."
     
  3. itman

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    I read the article a while back. The problem is it will only stop in country Russia based attacks. Would have no effect on hackers located outside of Russia attacking Russian based concerns.
     
  4. Uitlander

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    Keriver 1-Click I had never heard of before. Looks impressive (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4aKz9uW0C8) How does it compare to the Windows 7 System Restore?
     
  5. Moose World

    Moose World Registered Member

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    @Uitlander

    Thank you for sharing, a different view point, in which will make me look at things differently.:thumb:
     
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  6. lucd

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    ransomware is not a thing in some countries unless you are unlucky and click and download some exe, I think companies are target of this
     
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  7. NormanF

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    Ransomware seldom target home users. The criminal cybergangs target attacks on governments and corporations were the payoff from extortion is the biggest.

    And which don't keep their security protocols up to date and where bugs are easily exploitable.
     
  8. Bunkhouse Buck

    Bunkhouse Buck Registered Member

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    Too much paranoia about this stuff as I have argued to years. I am on the internet 13 hours a day and have for years and never-ever had any kind of malware infect my computers. I do a system image every day and use built-in Defender for Windows 10- that's it. Maybe there is a 1 out of 500,000 probability something will get me- but I'll bet against it.
     
  9. Hiltihome

    Hiltihome Registered Member

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    So true.
    While it was an issue in the days of WIN7, nowadays I see only one private machine/month, or less.
    The few that came in didn't have Defender, or Kaspersky, but some other AV.

    I use MD with Configure Defender on high, plus block on first sight

    +1
     
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