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Ransomware attackers will attempt to locate your backups, steal the data from them, and then delete them. If you can prevent this, you can recover from an attack without giving in to blackmail.
Published in Cybersecurity
Here’s the scenario. You’re working on your computer and you notice that it seems slower. Or perhaps you can’t access document or media files that were previously available. You might be getting error messages from Windows telling you that a file is of an “Unknown file type” or “Windows can’t open this file.” If you’re on a Mac, you might see the message “No associated application,” or “There is no application set to open the document.”