It seems that the topics in this forum are the much needed "I've been infected, what should I do" topics, but so far I've been lucky & have managed to keep my system clean (in spite of going to websites I shouldn't)
I've just spent time searching Bleeping Computer website looking for a thread or topic that explains or suggests how to block or stop ransomware before it gets a lock on a system.
Today I read something saying, 'To guard against ransomware, an anti-virus program is not enough. We recommend using a next-generation firewall containing active intrusion-prevention technology.' I've never heard of this but a search got me to this page that compares intrusion-prevention technology. The software they compare all costs thousands of dollars!
I'm hoping that there is (or soon will be) something on this website that offers suggestions and or instructions on how to keep from getting caught by those bleeping people who send out ransomware to infect our systems.
If anyone could please point me (us) at what I'm looking for it would be much appreciated.