Though they're not a new type a threat, ransomware infections have lately became more dangerous and widely spread than ever before. Since more and more users started acknowledging the potential of harm and destruction of ransomware threats, and realizing that ignoring this kind of malware is definitely a bad idea, specialized anti-ransomware tools have started being developed lately. The app reviewed here is such an example.
BD AntiRansomware (also known as BitDefender Anti-Ransomware Vaccine) is a powerful tool that will protect you against both known and possible future versions of the most spreaded crypto ransomware families: CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt. It ensures your protection by exploiting flaws in the spreading methods of these crypto ransomware and blocking them from infecting your system. The infamous CryptoWall and CryptoLocker ransomware threats can also be stopped by the neat BD AntiRansomware.
Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware will immunize your system, acting like a vaccine, and block apps from the 'AppData' and 'Startup' folders to launch. It will also permanently monitor your computer and block the known encryption methods of file-encrypting ransomware.
The fact that it's made by the consecrated BitDefender security company is already a guarantee for the high reliability of this tool. Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware is also small, simple, lightweight, and easy to operate. Its straightforward interface can be handled with ease by anyone. Furthermore, it's also completely free.
In conclusion, Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware is a great little security tool that you should consider using if you really care about the safety of your files.
- Very lightweight and neat
- The interface cannot be customized