I got partially ransomwared.


I was trying to find a crack for the app, Seer and made the mistake of running them withought a sandbox.

The program ran a crypto miner which kept getting blocked by my firewall. But in the background my files were being renamed to .koom. Luckily I caught it as well as restored from backups within a hr.

I only run simplewall and no AV so if I make a mistake like that I’m pretty screwed. (Looking at moving to Malwarebytes premium.)

TLDR: Use a sandbox and have quality backups with versioning.

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Hey, my name is Avrohom Yosef Gross but I just go by Ay.


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