Ransomware commit cyber crimes, take precautions

Ransomware itself is a type of malware that seeking financial gain by holding data from the victim’s computer is infected. The perpetrator then demands a ransom in return for access to documents on the victim
There are several steps you can take to avoid being hit ransomware virus, Kaspersky has split with the following steps:

1. Never open a link or suspicious file attachments. Cyber criminals often distribute fake email messages that mimic email notifications from the online store store or bank, to lure users opening malicious links and malware spread. This method is called phishing

2 .. Make sure that you always back up important files on a regular basis. Highly recommended to make two copies of backing up. The first stored in the cloud and placed in another physical storage devices such as portable hard drives, flash, additional laptops, and others.

3. Link evil could have been sent by a friend on a social media or opponents play in online games whose accounts are infected. You should immediately ask in detail to them before opening links or files sent.

4. Enable the option ‘Show file extensions “on a Windows-based computer settings. This will make it easier to tell which files are potentially malicious. So you are going to be really vigilant to determine whether the file is really invoice.pdf.exe or invoice.pdf example.

5. Update your operating system, browser, antivirus and other programs on a regular basis. Cyber criminals exploit vulnerabilities in the software tends to disrupt the system.

6.Gunakan program robust and reliable security to protect your system from ransomware. Especially for businesses, because they are storing consumer data