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How to remove ransomware: Use this battle plan to fight back

A combination of common sense, backup, proactive protection, and automated removal tools is a solid defense against the growing scourge of ransomware, even the recent Petya attacks.

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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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