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Petya ransomware encryption system cracked

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    Petya ransomware encryption system cracked

    Petya ransomware victims can now unlock infected computers without paying.

    An unidentified programmer has produced a tool that exploits shortfalls in the way the malware encrypts a file that allows Windows to start up.

    In notes put on code-sharing site Github, he said he had produced the key generator to help his father-in-law unlock his Petya-encrypted computer.

    The malware, which started circulating in large numbers in March, demands a ransom of 0.9 bitcoins (£265).

    Petya ransomware encryption system cracked - BBC News

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    coolio! this should be the case with all ransomware! sooner or later, they all should be solved...
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