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How to protect your self from Wanacrypt

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  1. How to protect your self from Wanacrypt, Update your computer (Windows Vista or newer): paso 1, imagen 1 de 2 How to protect your self from Wanacrypt, Update your computer (Windows Vista or newer): paso 1, imagen 2 de 2
    • Update your computer.

    • Microsoft has patched the security flaw that Wanacrypt exploits in March 2017 for computers running Windows Vista or newer.

    • Windows Vista support has ended since 11th April 2017

  2. How to protect your self from Wanacrypt, Update your computer (Windows XP, Server 2003 or 8): paso 2, imagen 1 de 1
    • Windows XP, Server 2003 and 8 support has ended.

    • Although Mircosoft has ended Windows XP support in 2014, Server 2003 in 2015 and Windows 8 (Not 8.1) in 2016. Microsoft has issued a patch for Windows XP (both 32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2003 (Both Server 2003 and 2003 R2) and Windows 8.

    • Since Windows XP, Server 2003 and 8 support has ended you should upgrade your computer to a newer version of Windows.

    • You can download the updates here

  3. How to protect your self from Wanacrypt, Anti Virus, Anti Malware: paso 3, imagen 1 de 1
    • Keep an up-to-date Antivirus. An Antivirus is very important to protect your self against virus attacks

    • You can help your Antivirus by installing an Anti-Malware program such as Malwarebytes or Hitman Pro

    • Backup your important files. You can do this either with a USB Drive or Hard Disk/Solid State Drive

    • Most people should keep daily incremental backups plus a full monthly backup for three months.

    • Disable SMB 1 on your computer, you can learn how here

  4. How to protect your self from Wanacrypt, What if I'm already infected?: paso 6, imagen 1 de 1
    • Sorry but your files are lost forever... :(

    • DON'T pay the ransom as there is no proof that you'll get your files back!

    • Disconnect your computer from your network to prevent it from spreading.

    • Reinstall Windows, if you need help, Click here

    • This is where your backup comes into play as the backed up files can be recovered and you can continue working.

Conclusión

This is how to protect your self from Wanacrypt.

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Will people be able to sell my information on the dark web? And if if they do should I be worried

Jajajaja71kaihwao - Contestar

If you are infected with ransomware, the creator of it can likely access your files, including personal data.

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