Re: a very question about anti spyware programs and very critical issue for me!
I doubt there is any way to keep anything from running automatically except to not allow scripts to run. An ad blocker offers protection. I don't know enough about the subject to know how much, but it may be quite a bit. Nor do I have the technical knowledge to know if a firewall will stop the ransomeware from contacting its server to begin encryption. In addition, I read about a new ransomware that doesn't need to contact the server to begin encryption. If you want to use no Script (spelling) to block scripts that is one option. If you want to turn off scripts in Firefox, that is another. But you will still want to use scripts on some sites. Some forms can't be submitted without scripts being allowed. Most audio can't be streamed without scripts being allowed. And there are many other sites that won't work fully without scripts.
Many sites may be useable for how you want to use them with scripts off but if your use of the Internet is at all typical, many won't. The most simple thing to do might be to have two copies of Firefox on your machine, a portable version and an installed version or two separate portable versions. You can have scripts not allowed in one copy and scripts allowed in the other. Then you can switch from copy to copy without changing settings repeatedly.
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hi geen and brian.
thanks for your answers.
i think some pup up automaticly became active and infected my system.
i am shure that i dont open eligal sites, attachment of spam emails etc.
did you test comodo firewall or zonealarm free firewall to see?
i forgot to say i also want some softwares that blocks all popup from
On 9/28/16, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
> The Windows firewall is adequate, though you may want to run something else.
> Ransomware is spread in the ways malware is generally spread. A firewall
> will not stop you from getting it. the question is, what did you do to get
> it in the first place and the other point is, you should have all files you
> don't want to loose backed up and stored somewhere not connected to your
> computer such as on an external drive not attached to your computer except
> when in use.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: nasrin khaksar
> Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:48 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [nvda] a very question about anti spyware programs and very
> critical issue for me!
> hello every one.
> two weeks ago, my computer files were incrypted and now, i lost most
> of my valuable files and informations.
> i have now many readme files that require me to buy the decrypter
> software and my personal product key.
> this ransomware is called cerber3.
> it changed the name and extensions of my files, to the strange letter
> and numbers with cerber3 extention.
> could you please guide me which firewall can i use?
> i need a free program, accessible with nvda, using less system
> resources, without reducing the speed of my system and reading of
> nvda, capability of hiding my Ip and informations from hackers, saving
> my data from unwanted changes, incryptions etc.
> i realy need your help and i am very worried for my data.
> i use windows xp, but i want a software that supports all versions of
> windows including 32 and 64 bit versions!
> thanks extremely for your help and God bless you all.
> we have not sent you but as a mercy to the creation.
> holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
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we have not sent you but as a mercy to the creation.
holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
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