I hear ransomware attack was severe in Europe affecting 99 countries and tens of thousands of people. I hear that they can block access to university student's thesis papers. Mostly I hear stories about hospital computer freeze. It even reached Korea where I am from where movie theater's kiosk was disabled by the attack. Some predict this may get worse and that there will be "Black Monday"
I don't think there will be "Black Monday" but I decided to take some time to protect my laptop just in case.
I backup my laptop drive on Google Drive and my USB flash drive. I noticed that my antivirus expired so I paid to renew that. I think I am protected now. Is there anything else I should do?
Is there anyone else doing anything to prevent ransomware attack?
(Update) I also downloaded Windows Update specifically to protect ransomware. If you are interested, here's the link. It took me about 45 minutes, I think.