Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right knowledge to how to fight it.
The following article describes how to recreate the VMDK file of a virtual machine.
It is important that this file is always in the datastore where the VM is stored, because if the VM is not present, it will not be able to turn on and an error