How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware, which is often transmitted by email or web pop-ups, involves locking up people’s data and threatening to destroy it if a ransom is not paid. The global cyberattack has affected 200,000 Windows computers in more than 150 countries, including the United States, China, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Britain.

An article by Brian X. Chen in the New York Times at http://nyti.ms/2pR6YJg gives advice on how to avoid the ransomware problems.

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