FBI advises popup blockers to protect against ransomware



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Internet users who want to protect their computer against ransomware should install a popup blocker, according to the FBI in a post on their website.

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Shouldn’t we tell them about HitmanPro Alert,Malwarebytes AntiExploit and Cryptoprevent before they mess up their network ??:bigsmile::bigsmile:


That’s humorous…I just use the PC hosts edit and that blocks popup ads before it ever loads or if you click on the popup link it dies instantly…


I have a better idea: install decent ad blockers. A pop-up blocker does nothing if a malicous advertisement is loaded directly on a webpage - which the user is intentionally accessing - without opening in a pop-up. Also, tools like Disconnect, and Privacy Badger and help prevent malicouls parties from tracking you.