Reply to post: So the next evolution of ransomware

Please activate the anti-ransomware protection in your Windows 10 Fall Creators Update PC. Ta

DougS Silver badge

So the next evolution of ransomware

Will hijack your browser or Outlook or some other whitelisted application and use it to encrypt your folders. It isn't as if those applications don't always have a lengthy list of patches every month, finding such an attack will be pretty easy.

I don't see this as a long term solution, it is fixing last year's problem while the malware guys are already working on next year's nasties.

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