Ransomware has become one of the major threats to IT infrastructures world wide. Significant planning and security measures must be put in place to guard against ransomware. If a ransomware attack happens, recovering from such an attack may become a daunting task despite even having a reliable backup. However the complexity involved in the recovery depends on the extent of the attack and the particular IT infrastructure . Regardless, ransomware causes business interruption. Recovering from a ransomware attack must be a part of any DR plan.