Ransomware variants target Windows OS. Learn about best practices that include patching and updating the operating system and disabling or uninstalling any unneeded applications to protect yourself and your network.
- [Instructor] In any system, there are many threats…that come from any number of sources.…To secure our systems, we have a layered approach.…Part of that approach is to patch and update…an operating system which minimizes…our exposure to the overall threat landscape.…Whenever you have software or an operating system,…you should download and install…the latest manufacturer's patches,…also any updates that are available…that possibly come at a predefined time.…
I'm in a virtual machine and if I go to Search…and I type update, here we can go to Windows Update.…Now understand this is a virtual machine…that I simply installed so it's going to be out of date,…but this is a good example of you received…a computer from someone else or you put one…back into service and time has passed…and a lot of updates need to be installed.…So here you can see that how many important…updates are available for you to install.…
In addition, periodically, Microsoft will issue…a service pack which is a combination…of updates, bug fixes, and security fixes…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
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