Microsoft Begins Pushing Harder for Ransomware Protection in Windows 10

Windows 10 now comes with ransomware protection, allowing users to back up their data in the cloud using the OneDrive engine straight from the operating system.

And with ransomware becoming a more prominent threat for computer users, Microsoft begins pushing harder for adopters of the latest version of Windows 10 to enable this feature.

A report from HTNovo reveals that the software giant has turned to Windows security alerts to highlight the importance of ransomware protection in Windows 10, recommending users to turn it on from Settings.

A Windows security alert shows up in the system tray on the Windows Defender Security Center (now called Windows Security) icon, and when opening the app, it encourages users to configure OneDrive in order to create automatic backups of certain files and thus be protected against ransomware.

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