I decided to tell something I know about it.
First of all, it is a good idea to set up a firewall.
The most user-friendly one among free ones was TinyWall,
but when I tried to install latest version, 2.1, from the official site, I ended up having broken installator package, that has an error in it, so I had to seek for 2.0 version at oldversion.com
And here's brief information, what ransomware is.
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Funny how all these years of me picking and choosing updates to keep my computer functioning how I want it (you know... to have what you paid for and keep my product without others stealing it and modifying it *cough*badupdates*cough* ... basic consumer rights... but anyway) came to haunt me.
So I finally decided that I'd bite the bullet and update my updates... only to find out Windows Update was refusing to update and would forever stay stuck "searching for updates". Just my luck. When I really don't want updates they try to install, and when I really need them they don't.
Anyhow, why am I so desper