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.RUMBA Ransomware Attack
We all know that in the year 2017-18 the attack of ransomware was greatly increased and most of the people were affected by this attack. More than 2,00,000 computer systems in 150 countries were affected by the ransomware. This virus came with unsecured websites like; online gaming, cracking and patching, windows crack or activator, etc. if accidentally virus came to your computer then you all of your files were sealed or we can say that all files were encrypted with extensions like; .crypto, _crypt, .crinf, .r5a, .XRNT, .XTBL, .crypt, .R16M01D05, .pzdc, .good, .LOL!, .OMG!, .RDM, .RRK, .encryptedRSA, .crjoker, .EnCiPhErEd, .LeChiffre, .keybtc@inbox_com, .0x0, .bleep, .1999, .vault, .HA3, .toxcrypt, .magic, .SUPERCRYPT, .CTBL, .CTB2, etc. so, for unlocking your files you have to download decryption tool and this tool is premium and the cost of this tool is approx 500USD / 450 EURO. If you were not able to pay the given amount then the only option was to delete your files and reinstall your windows.
Same as the ransomware another virus running recently, this virus comes from the toolkit, the activator of windows, most of this virus comes from the external downloader and if you are visiting any unsecured website then there is a chance of virus attack. External downloader means if you are downloading any file then some website doesn’t allow the file to download them directly with your browser, with their own downloader you can download the files and in these downloaders, many other or unwanted application is going to be installed like web browsers, search engines, pc cleanup applications, free antivirus, etc. All these things cause a virus attack which can lock or encrypt your files. As same as extensions like .cypto, .1999, .xyz, etc. the .RUMBA extension is also popular. Without any warning, this virus can attack and your files can be encrypted within a minute.
Prevention From Ransomware
There are the various solution on google but, some methods are not working for you I don’t have any special techniques to solve the problem but, I can aware you to how you can protect your computer from this ransomware attack if you are a beginner to use the internet then you can follow my steps.
Steps for protecting your computer from ransomware attack:-
Never download any files when the website is not secured. it means those websites which the URL starts from HTTP:// is the unsecured website so, be careful if you are downloading any file the website must be secured.
Never Download any file from third-party downloader use inbuild downloader of browser or you can use internet downloader manager to download any files.
Avoid playing online games but, if you’re interested in playing online games then you can play from facebook games.
Use premium antivirus like Quick Heal, Norton, etc. don’t download the antivirus which is free because they are not fully functional it can’t deep scan the virus.
Don’t use computer boosting application the chance of virus can also come from these type of application.
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