Try not to open attachments or web links that are received in unidentified emails i.e. emails that are irrelevant or sent from unknown or from suspicious addresses. Always download software and files from official, trustworthy websites and through direct links. Third-party tools such as third-party downloaders or installers, or Peer-to-Peer networks should not be used because cybercriminals often use them to host malicious files. Always update existing software through tools and implemented functions that are provided by official developers. If your computer is already infected with Ragnar Locker, we recommend running a scan with the help of cybersecurity experts.
Ransomware attacks are striking with increased regularity and thank fully you can protect against ransomware attacks by combining sophisticated and basic tactics such as:
smaller businesses can use whitelisting to restrict access to limited number of website and applications.
For larger organizations, you could look into:
Keep Software up to date
Deploy an endpoint product
IT services should block TOR
Install advanced email spam filtering
Design a Back Up Strategy
Don’t forget to train the troops.