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Customers furious over days-long outage as A2 Hosting scores a D- in Windows uptime

Even without considering SEO / marketing consequences of a so prolonged downtime, I have my biggest problems with my students that are waiting for their kung fu courses...

I am a martial arts instructor (so take my words with the necessary caution) but, for what I know about ransomware:

- If a2hosting do not pay for the restoring, a ransomware needs (at least) 4-6 months to be decrypted

- It is not sure that they effectively have the option to pay (it could be the action of their competitors)

- It is not sure that the ransomware would be decrypted for free (like it happened instead for example with SOME versions of Gandcrab cryptolocker)

The question is: what should we do?

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