|Stay Protected Online
1. Update Windows. This ransomware exploits vulnerabilities in Windows. Therefore, we recommend you update your operating system with the latest security patches. If you are on an older version of Windows, you can find the security patches here.
2. Always make a backup of your data. Hard drives aren’t that expensive, and the process is painless. A once-a-week backup is more than enough for most people. But if anything happens, you’ll be glad what you have it.
3. Be wary of phishing emails. This ransomware also spread via phishing emails, so be careful what you click on. Spread the word to friends and family – or get them to install Avast too