A Tool that Offers More Protection than an Antivirus
Acronis Ransomware Protection is a tool that not just protects you from ransomware but also ensures you get back your encrypted files unscathed.View full description
- Works in tandem with an antivirus
- Cloud backup of 5GB
- May not block all ransomware threats
- Exiting the program while it’s active is not possible
Acronis Ransomware Protection is a tool that not just protects you from ransomware but also ensures you get back your encrypted files unscathed.
Downloading the tool, registering an account and installing it should not take more than a few minutes. The tools starts working almost immediately, looking for suspicious active processes. After the scanning, the tool presents a colorful graph, with the color green representing safe processes, blue indicating suspicious processes, and a red line denoting detection of ransomware-like behavior. The tool is active in the background and whenever it detects suspicious activity, a warning window pops up seeking your permission to block or trust the process. If the file is blocked, another popup shows up to recover affected files (if any). This recovery isn’t restoring a backup, by the way.
Acronis Ransomware may not be able to detect and quash every ransomware threat. But the good news is Acronis blocks almost 99 percent of all the threats, and this is significantly better than the majority of other similar tools. Acronis intercepts potential attacks so that no tangible harm is done. Acronis blocks both never-before-seen and known ransomware. It mitigates suspicious processes so that they don’t inject bad code into the computer or encrypt files. Another great aspect of Acronis is it works alongside your antivirus tool. It provides 5GB cloud backup of the most important files.