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Old 06-12-17, 00:55
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I've just read about this anti-ransomware program. I'm posting links for anyone who may be interested in checking it out. It looks fine to me, but I haven't used it myself.

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Old 06-12-17, 09:48
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Instead of downloading these type of programs, better advice would be to create system images onto external media which for me is the only true defence against Ransomware.
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Old 07-12-17, 00:02
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I agree with making system images regularly, but I also like to do my best to prevent "nasties" such as ransomware from getting onto my PCs in the first place, otherwise you might as well say "don't bother with any security programs, just dump them and make frequent system images"!
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Old 07-12-17, 10:41
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Instead of downloading these type of programs, better advice would be to create system images onto external media which for me is the only true defence against Ransomware.
Hello,

Agreed.

Even better if you have a spare SSD/HDD and have loaded a good system image on to it, so you have a working drive always ready to plug in should your original drive fail for whatever reason / hack.
( does not affect your windows activation etc as its still on the same mobo)
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Old 07-12-17, 16:54
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I know everyone has their own ideas of protection. But anyway, my routine is to, at the end of each month, using Acronis software and disk cradle, create a clone of the disk in my W10 laptop, and, since all my personal files are kept on pendrives, in the event of any attack (in spite of Kaspersky protection), I can just swap drives and carry on....Then all I have to do is clean up (X7 wipe) the affected drive using the same software.
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Old 07-12-17, 20:48
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There's more info about CyberSight RansomStopper here:

RansomStopper detects and stops ransomware attacks on Windows
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