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7 steps to protect from ransomware


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Today we all are facing the biggest cyber attack in history and must fight against it on personal level.

Any ignorance will not only cost you money buy also threat of loosing an important data as well as your login credentials to banks or websites ….

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7 steps to protect from ransomware

  1. 1. 7 Steps to Protect You from Ransomware Attack
  2. 2. RISK of Attack • Yes, Today your computer and Laptop is at RISK of Ransomware ATTACK • There is an active ransomware attack going on Globally called WannaCry / WCry ransomware.
  3. 3. 7 simple steps PROTECT your Laptop & Desktop Computer TODAY from Ransomware ATTACK.
  4. 4. • Update Antivirus: Install & Update Antivirus software on your Laptop & Desktop computer. • Update your OS: Update your Operating System patches for newly discovered security vulnerabilities immediately. Please restart computer when asked.
  5. 5. • BEWARE of fraudulent Emails: Email is most favorite way to infect your system. Be careful of unexpected emails if they contain links and/or attachments. Do not open any macro enabled attachment to view its content, immediately delete the email. Trusted source emails: If you are absolutely sure that there is a genuine email from a trusted source, then only open attachments.
  6. 6. • Backup Data: Backing up important data to offline hard disk as well as one copy online with secured servers, this will protect you in case the system gets hacked. • Disconnect from Network in case of infection: Disconnect your system to company network in case of any suspicion or infection.
  7. 7. • Prevent access to UNKNOWN Websites: Don’t access any unknown Websites at least till this attack is over / countered. • Insist on Licensed Software’s: Don’t install/run any unauthorized software on your Laptop or Desktop computer
  8. 8. Thank You