The importance of backing up your files.

I cannot stress this enough BACK. UP. YOUR. FILES. OFFLINE!

Ransomware stops when you stop paying and do these few simple steps to stay safe.

  1. Backup your files
  2. Don’t click on dodgy links
  3. Keep a record of your passwords in a password manager.
  4. Research Anti-virus (sometimes your built-in firewall maybe enough.
  5. Use a secure email provider.

Depending on what type of ransomware it is, you maybe able to decrypt your files without paying the ransom.