Is this a severe infection
MUSLAT Ransomware ransomware is malware that will encrypt your data. It is possible it’s your first time coming across an infection of this kind, in which case, you may be in for a big shock. File encrypting malware encodes files using strong encryption algorithms, and once it’s done executing the process, data will be locked and you will not be able to access them. Data encrypting malicious program is so damaging because file decryption is not possible in every case. Criminals will give you a chance to decrypt data through their decryption utility, you would just need to pay a certain amount of money, but this option is not suggested for a couple of reasons. Firstly, you may end up just wasting your money because payment does not always lead to file decryption. Do not expect cyber criminals to not just take your money and feel obligated to aid you with recovering data. That money would also go into future activities of these crooks. Do you actually want to support an industry that costs many millions of dollars to businesses in damage. Crooks also realize that they can make easy money, and the more victims give into the demands, the more appealing file encoding malware becomes to those kinds of people. Investing the money that is demanded of you into backup would be better because if you are ever put in this kind of situation again, you wouldn’t need to worry about file loss because they would be restorable from backup. You can then recover data from backup after you uninstall MUSLAT Ransomware or related threats. If you are not sure about how you got the contamination, the most common methods will be explained in the following paragraph.