Beware! Fantom Ransomware disguises itself as a Windows Update

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Ankit Gupta is a writer by profession and has more than 7 years of global writing experience on technology and other areas. He follows technological developments and likes to write about Windows & IT security. He has a deep liking for wild life and has written a book on Top Tiger Parks of India.


  1. Michael Random

    The people behind these pirate acts should be held accountable and tried for crimes as would any other criminal.

  2. Ankit Gupta

    The law already exists. It just needs to be more vigilant I suppose

  3. Ed

    Well that and people need to inform themselves and they don’t, there are way too many gullible people out there that will click on just about anything. Rule #1 : if it sounds too good to be true then it probably is. Rule #2: Windows Updates don’t come to you by clicking a link on a webpage or email, that right there is a pretty good sign something is amiss and you should right there in your tracks. If you just pay attention it will save you tons of headaches in the end.

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