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comment What should you do if you catch ransomware mid-operation?
You can just backup encrypted documents as well. There's no reason whatsoever to backup executables and other things that can easily become infected.
Apr
26
comment What does it mean to sign a public key and what's wrong with signing someone else's key?
How do you know that the key belongs to that person though? I mean, I guess it's not written on the key, nor their ID, is it?
Apr
26
asked What does it mean to sign a public key and what's wrong with signing someone else's key?
Apr
22
comment What's the down side of a dynamic numbered radial keypad?
I'm not aware that mechanical keypads were a thing that is normally used.
Apr
21
comment How can I mitigate scam comments on my YouTube videos?
Thanks for clarifying.
Apr
21
comment How can I mitigate scam comments on my YouTube videos?
Could you extend on how it's off topic please? I've seen lot of questions here that can be answered by Google support. For example this one: security.stackexchange.com/q/97064/20361
Apr
21
answered How can I mitigate scam comments on my YouTube videos?
Apr
21
comment How can I mitigate scam comments on my YouTube videos?
I didn't want to hold comments for moderation because it would call my honesty as a software author in question.
Apr
21
asked How can I mitigate scam comments on my YouTube videos?
Apr
21
comment Can someone hack through TeamViewer?
I wouldn't be afraid to generalize: "If you are careful enough, no one can hack you."
Apr
21
comment How to patch “keyless entry” car keys?
Maybe you could just throw the remote key in Orodruin (Mount Doom) to destroy it and use normal metal key.
Apr
19
comment Are cloud storage services a good strategy to protect against ransomware attacks?
Guys you're taking it too serious. The firs comment was not meant that seriously, if it was, I would post it as an answer.
Apr
19
comment Are cloud storage services a good strategy to protect against ransomware attacks?
@JustinLardinois Videos and software are not important part of my files. Documents are.
Apr
18
comment Are cloud storage services a good strategy to protect against ransomware attacks?
@Sebb Frankly I'd add my movies folder to .gitignore, same with software - it can be infected anyway so why back it up. The only issue might be a database - that's a big file that regularly changes. But there are other solutions for backing up databases, so I would .gitignore it too. My proposal of course isn't ideal solution but would probably work on documents and photos quite well. How often do you edit your photos?
Apr
18
comment What should you do if you catch ransomware mid-operation?
@Luc You can only lose all files if the ransomware kept them all in memory while encrypting, which is not likely. Or maybe if it employed some crazy random file change pattern - not sure how exactly would it look. Or if you noticed too late - but in that case you can just boot again and try to get the key or pay the ransom.
Apr
18
comment What should you do if you catch ransomware mid-operation?
@Luc I didn't say it's impossible. But it's, not fast, and time is what's at stake here imho. You kill the power you lose one file. You fiddle with process explorer or search where did you install that handy utility and you lose 1000 files.
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comment What should you do if you catch ransomware mid-operation?
I don't see an option to suspend a process in windows 7. And on linux, it probably needs some crazy bash command - depends on distribution of course.