Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers ransomware protection with Controlled Folder Access

Ransomware is one of the most concerning, and the most prevalent, forms of malware around at the moment. While there are numerous security tools out there that you can install to keep yourself protected, if you have upgraded to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update you have a built-in tool at your disposal. Called Controlled Folder Access, the feature locks down files and folders to protect them against unwanted changes — including encryption by ransomware. It’s not enabled by default, so here’s what you need to do. If you’ve been involved in the Windows Insider program, you may well be aware… [Continue Reading]


Original URL: https://betanews.com/2017/10/24/windows-10-fall-creators-update-controlled-folder-access/

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