How to Protect Against Ransomware - AARP
Ransomware has resulted in payments of millions of dollars in recent years as desperate users cough up the money to regain access to crucial files and data. The Cyber Threat Alliance offers these guidelines to protect against ransomware Ensure that your operating systems, applications and firmware are updated with the latest versions of the software. Understand typical phishing techniques and how to thwart them, such as by not opening email from unknown email addresses or attachments of certain file types. Keep web browsers updated, and turn on settings to disable browser plugins, such as Java, Flash and Silverlight, preventing them from running automatically. Review access and security policies within corporate networks to limit access to critical infrastructure from systems and users who don't need it. READ MORE: How to Protect Against Ransomware
All Featured Videos Similar Videos
Santa Claus, Trained and Certified — AARP
American Events & Promotions provides America with 900 trained Santas every holiday season. Learn what it takes to be a top-notch Santa from the man himself!
Smokey Robinson Reflects on Motown, Aretha Franklin
The legendary musician looks back at the history of Motown on its 60th anniversary. He shares memories, explains why he quit retirement and more.
Hilary Swank, Blythe Danner on Learning From Each Other
In “What They Had," the two play a mother and daughter dealing with challenges of Alzheimer’s. They tell what they’ve learned as they’ve gotten older.
Suze Orman Gets Personal — AARP
Suze Orman opens up the vault to talk about her defining moments, her relationship with her mother and her personal estate plan.