After ‘WannaCry’’, now ‘’Petya’’ ransomware attack is causing massive business disruptions across the world. Stellar Data Recovery, a globally acclaimed data recovery experts have successfully helped victims of this ransomware attack by recovering all data from an infected drive. Stellar’s in-house team of data recovery experts worked on multiple cases they received and provided a free consultation to organizations and individuals on how they can recover their data through Stellar’s data recovery software ‘Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery.
Stellar had earlier released an update to their software “Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery” to help consumers globally, recover their data successfully after the “WannaCry” ransomware attack last month. This software works effectively on drives infected by “Petya” ransomware as well. It is available as a FREE download this data recovery software and it can be used to recover data from ransomware infected, drives.Stellar also advised to follow the following steps in order to avert getting impacted, by ransomware attacks:
- Maintain a healthy backup of all data
- Avoid opening links and files from unknown sources
- Use anti-virus and anti-malware protection & keep them updated
- Avoid visiting untrusted sites
Ransomware “Petya”, which started spreading worldwide on Tuesday, breached thousands of computers and servers around the world. It exploits vulnerabilities in users operating systems and once it infects any machine in a network, it quickly spreads across all other machines on that network as a forced update. Data on the hard drives of infected systems is encrypted with military grade encryption and a ransomware is demanded to decrypt it.
“Frequency of the ransomware attacks has grown tremendously over the past two years. Every attack is more sophisticated than the previous one. This poses a consistent challenge for organizations and consumers worldwide. Our research & development team works hard at creating solutions that are effective and help rescuing consumers & organizations from such situations time and again, reinforcing our commitment towards our customers.‘’ said Mr. Sunil Chandna, CEO, Stellar Data Recovery.
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