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5 Tips on How to Avoid Ransomware [Video]

Tuomas Rantalainen

06.02.18 1 min. read

Ransomware is malware that infects your computer, locks it, and demands payment for unlocking it. Widespread ransomware attacks have steadily increased in the last years, largely due to the fact that it is an easily monetized form of cyber crime – typically the demanded payment varies between $300 and $500.

While F-Secure doesn’t recommend paying, the alternative of losing your files and precious memories can seem even worse. By taking two minutes to watch this video giving you 5 easily digestible tips to prevent ransomware infections, you are using the best kind of cure for any ailment – a preventative one.

Watch the video, then like and share to protect your friends from ransomware too! Also, don’t forget to subscribe to F-Secure Connected Life on YouTube for all the tips and other content you need from the world of cyber security.

 

Tuomas Rantalainen

06.02.18 1 min. read

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2 comments on 5 Tips on How to Avoid Ransomware [Video]
  1. Richard says:

    What/how is a back up?

  2. Jason says:

    It’s a copy of your digital files, usually kept in the cloud these days. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backup

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