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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How to Stop Ransomware From Infecting My Devices?

Updated: Dec 18, 2021

Computer and Tech Tips Blog

I’m sure you have read about the ransomware attacks that occurred against the Colonial Pipeline that caused them to shut down production. This attack was the reason behind people hoarding gasoline a situation that looked similar to last year's toilet paper panic at the beginning of the pandemic. Ransomware attacks have been on the rise for years now and it is not showing any signs of slowing down and everyone is a target. If you want to keep your personal or business devices safe from ransomware attacks, check out these quick and easy tips that will help you keep safe.

Every time I talk about cybercrime, I always have to state this statistic. 99% of Cybercrime Requires user interaction. This means as long as you're not clicking on links in emails or visiting questionable websites, all of your devices are protected from most cyber threats. If you're wondering how criminals choose their victims in ransomware attacks here are the things that might make you the target:

1. Using older