Cyber security analysts said on Friday that 99 countries have been infected by cyber attacks worldwide. There are risks to staying in Bangladesh on this list. This attack has been done with ‘Ransomware’.
Ransomware is a familiar malware or harmful computer program. Which prevents the use of computers or mobile phones. It is a matter of demanding a kind of ransom or ransom. Hackers insert this program into a computer or a mobile device, and once it is successfully entered, your device will be controlled by the hacker in the program. Such acts also demand ransom hackers.
There are several types of ransomware, all of which will prevent the use of most computers or mobile phones. Ransomware is used to prevent the use of any type of software, especially the use of web browsers.
Windows operating system maker Microsoft has given some methods to get rid of RanSmware on one of their blogs.
The arrangements that are needed are important
Good quality update antivirus will be installed. Avoid clicking on any link or attachment found on e-mail or website. Keep Internet Explorer Smart Screen On.
The software to view website (browser) pop-up blocker should be turned on. It has been suggested to keep another copy of the necessary files (backup) regularly. You can keep the files needed in the cloud storage. In this case, Microsoft’s One Drive may be placed on Google Drive or Google Drive.
Get back the data
Returning computer data or data depends on where your files are kept and what version of Windows operating system you are using. Microsoft says to scan the computer using ‘Windows Defender Offline’ before getting the file back (Recover). By using Microsoft’s One Drive service, Microsoft Office Keeps a file backup or a change in it, making a backup copy of it for security reasons and then syncing it online. Go to OneDrive online and right-click the desired file and get the latest copied copy of it from Version History. Windows 10 already has one.
Get back to other files
For Windows 8.1 or 10 versions, the files will be kept on the history. For this, go to the Windows Start menu and type Settings. Open the settings by clicking on the settings. From the settings window, click Update & security. Click on the Backup menu in Windows Update and Security Left. Automatically back up my files by clicking on the button below to turn it on. If you do not see this button, you have to turn on the driver for backup.
Many ransomware can either backup or delete the encrypted files. In this case, pen drive or hard disk(HDD) is suitable.
How to remove ransomware
Ransomware removal depends on a lot of things. If the browser is running, then close it. Then scan the whole computer with a good quality update (updated) anti-virus. The best way to get the computer scan done in Safe Mode is to make Windows. To close the browser before Windows Task Manager will open. Open the Task Manager by right-clicking on the taskbar (Ctrl + Shift + Esc). Find Web Browsers from Applications or Processes in the task manager’s list. Click on it to end task. When you send a message to Response, click Close the program and close it. Once again open the browser and reclaim it if you want it.