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Any network drives if the virus left alone for long enough will start encrypting those drives as well. I have seen it myself and needed to restore from backups.

-Eric

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:52 AM, Leslie, Ben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
While I'm fairly educated about ransomware, I've been asking myself what would happen to network mapped drives or users redirected "home" folders to a network server?

Would the mapped drives and redirected folders get encrypted, would the entire network volume get encrypted, or does most ransomware just target local folders?




Ben Leslie
Battenkill Valley Supervisory Union
P: 802-375-2589 ext. 144
P: 802-375-6409


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