How do I know if ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware is protecting me? Updated September 30, 2017 09:53 ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware is always running and always monitoring and protecting your PC for any signs of a Ransomware attack when you PC is powered on. How to check the status of ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware. ZoneAlarm Extreme Security with Anti-Ransomware Open ZoneAlarm Extreme Security click the Mobility & Data category. Anti-Ransomware protection is enable if the slider is in the ON position. ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware (standalone version) On your keyboard press the Windows key then type - zonealarm Click on ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware when you see that appear in the search results list. You know your protected when you see the Green colored circle and when it says Anti-Ransomware Active in the program.