I don't want to pay ransom WannaCry NO MORE RANSOM

By Shekhar Sahu on

20 May, 2017  at 3:03 PM

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Ransomware hits the world on massive scale | Protect yourself with Avira Security Suite | Infosys Wipro TCS India | how to prevent ransomware

What if you lost access to all your files?  What to do if a ransomware is making you cry? Wanncry ransomware is fastest growing malware right now. It has affected over 20000 computers from over 150 countries. India is one of the hardest hit countries by the attack.

Antiransomware tool from Kaspersky for businesses | Don't WannaCry?

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Ransomwares are the fastest growing malware right now. The recent WannaCry ransomware has hit over 150 countries now and continues to spread. We have shared few steps you must take to prevent this ransomware attack.

Kaspersky Lab a Russia based cyber security giant recently launched a free anti ransomware tool for businesses. Because the ransomware is now targeting big businesses.

How to remove the ransomware WannaCry? I got attacked

By Shekhar Sahu on

17 May, 2017  at 8:12 PM

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WannaCry ransomware has been giving nightmares to many of us now. If you got hit by it and lost the access to your data, chances are there that you didn't take the preventive measures. If the data is of utmost value to you, I may understand your pain. My external HDD got corrupt two years ago. I had lost all my photographs, some of important client's. I approached the data recover center in my cit. They charged me over 1000 USD for the recovery. Hell! it was nightmare.

WannaCry ransomware jokes take over social networks in India. WannaLaugh?

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While part of the world is crying over ransomware WannaCrypt, Social networks in India are buzzing with the jokes and memes about this ransomware.

Lets check out the ransomware jokes flooding now

1. This one is relevant to the Indian IT industry

"I got attacked by ransomware
and was asked for money...
I sent them my salary slip..
Immediately, they themselves
removed it from my system."

Disable SMB Server Message Block to prevent WannaCrypt 2.0 ransomware attack

By Shekhar Sahu on

14 May, 2017  at 11:55 AM

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If you are reading this now, you are looking for methods to avoid the ransomware attack. By the time I wrote about the discovery of kill switch for WannaCrypt 1.0, a new version WannaCry 2.0 has been launched, and this time without a kill switch.

How do I prevent the ransomware Wannacry attack 2.0?

3. Disable Server Message Block SMB
SMB comes by default enabled on windows server and client as a windows feature.

What is a ransomware virus? What you need to know about ransomware attacks

By Shekhar Sahu on

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I don't WannaCry.

Ransom as defined in the dictionary is a sum of money demanded or paid for the release of a captive. These days such ransom are only seen in the typical daily soaps aka Saas-Bahu serials.

Okey, since we have heard of the ransomware attacks in the news recently. We need to know what is this new form of ransom. A ransomware is a computer virus which encrypts the files on victims computer making them inaccessible until the sum of money is paid.

Don't WannaCry? How do I save my computer from ransomware Wannacrypt attack?

By Shekhar Sahu on

13 May, 2017  at 1:02 PM

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Ransomware hits the world on massive scale | Protect yourself with Avira Security Suite | Infosys Wipro TCS India | how to prevent ransomware

Gone are the days when some Dons would kidnap your loved ones and demand you to pay huge ransom.

This ransomware WannaCry also known as WannaCrypt was launched recently in a massive scale affecting thousands of computer over 100+ countries. The infection has hit many computers of hospitals in UK, government such as Russian ministry, telecom companies,schools, universities and large companies like FedEx etc.