How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks
How to protect yourself or your organization from ransomware attacks:
Use strong passwords with a mixed length of 15+ upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special symbols as login passwords, and modify them regularly.
Timely updating of system patches and timely updating of application software to the latest version.
Timely backup of important files to a different secure server.
- Timely, continuous logging to a different server
Installing anti-virus/malware software appropriately and updating virus definitions/databases in a timely manner.
Do not run random email attachments or unknown executable programs, and for uncertain files, execute them in a sandbox.
Do not access insecure connections.
For no specific purposes, close ports 3389, 445, etc.
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