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The Threat of Ransomware

What Is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that prevents the victims from accessing their documents, pictures, databases and other files by encrypting them and demanding a ransom to decrypt them back. A deadline is assigned for the ransom payment, and if the deadline passes, the ransom demand doubles or files are permanently locked. Ransomware is an ever-increasing threat worldwide, claiming a new victim every 10 seconds.

The Solution

How We Protect You

ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware analyzes all suspicious activities on your PC. It detects Ransomware attacks, blocks them and immediately restores any encrypted files. ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware is the result of years of research and development and offers the best Enterprise-Grade protection against Ransomware threats. It is fully compatible with all antivirus solutions.

Product Features

Auto File Restoration

The only anti-ransomware protection that immediately and automatically restores any encrypted files.

File Protection

Detects and blocks Ransomware threats, even those that other PC security solutions don’t catch.

PC Shield

Blocks any malicious attempts to lock your PC and ensures you always have access to it.

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How Ransomware Started

One of the first modern Ransomware attacks was detected over a decade ago in Russia. It moved files on the attacked PC to a password-protected ZIP folder, and deleted the originals. To recover their files, victims had to transfer $300 to an E-Gold account that can be considered an early type of BitCoin.

Types of Ransomwares

While they generally rely on similar tactics to take advantage of users and hold your data hostage, there are different families of Ransomwares. The most common ones are:

WannaCry - is the most recent (last May) and the largest Ransomware attack to date. It infected more than 100,000 computers by taking advantage of an unpatched Microsoft Windows vulnerability.
Locky - first seen arriving as a macro in a Word document, and then spotted being spread via Adobe Flash and Windows Kernel Exploits. Locky ransomware is known for deleting shadow copies of files to make local backups useless.
Cryptowall - Its latest version is known for encrypting also the names of the encrypted files making it harder for the victim to know what has been encrypted. It is spread in many ways such as attachments in phishing emails from financial institutions. The ransom demanded is usually $700, doubling after about a week to $1400.
Cerber - the world’s biggest ransomware-as-a-service scheme, it isis a franchise scheme, with its developer recruiting affiliates who spread the malware for a cut of the profits. Cerber was used in an attack that potentially exposed millions of Microsoft Office 365 users to the infection.

Compatibility Requirements

System Requirements
Compatibility Requirements
Microsoft® Windows® (7 SP2, 8.1+, 10)
  • 32 or 64-bit, 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GHz or faster processor
  • 1.2GB of available hard-disk space
  • Periodic Internet Connection
Supported OSs
  • Windows 7 SP2 (must have SHA-2 support).
  • Windows 8.1+
  • Windows 10

ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware is compatible with all other antivirus, firewall and PC security software.

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