What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts the hard drive of a computer or files on it so that they can no longer be accessed. The perpetrator will then demand payment in the form of either their own currency or another currency to decrypt the locked-up data.
How Does Ransomware Spread?
Ransomware is often spread through email attachments or downloads from the internet. Sometimes ransomware will also infect a computer with a virus which then installs the ransomware.
How Does Rza Ransomware Work?
Rza Ransomware works by encrypting the computer's hard drive. Once the process of encryption is complete, a screen will appear that will display instructions for paying up if you are unable to crack the encryption. Even after paying up, it is not guaranteed that your files will be decrypted because Rza Ransomware modified at least one part of your data in order to keep it from being decrypted again until payment has been received.
How to Remove Rza Ransomware
First, search online to see if there is a decryptor for Rza ransomware in order to regain access of your files.
Have to completely remove the Rza Ransomware from your system and then restore your computer as it was before the infection.
Once you have done that, install a proper security application and keep it up-to-date in order for you to not be infected by other types of malware.
Sometimes retrival of your files and/or removal of Rza ransomware might not be possible on your own. In these cases it is best to seek professional help from a cybersecurity specialist.
How to Protect My Computer From Ransomware
One way to prevent ransomware is to store all your important data in an encrypted form, which will encrypt any files you save in a folder. This prevents the ransomware from being able to read the data even if it was installed on your computer with access.
Another way is to have good antivirus and firewall software installed and up-to-date on your personal computer. You should also make sure you are using a strong password when using internet banking sites or other sensitive sites that could be targeted by ransomware developers.