Ransomware is a malware that installs in your computer by computer hackers. Once it installs in your computer, attacker encrypts your computer data, holds your computer hostage and demands payment for the decryption key.
WanaCrpytor 2.0 Ransomware
According to avast, there have been reports of 57,000 WanaCrypt0r 2.0 (aka WCry) infections in 99 countries, including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan.
This Ransomware changes the affected file extension names to “.WNCRY”, once it attacks your computer the ransom being demanded is $300 worth of bitcoins.
Map of countries targeted most by WanaCrpytor 2.0
Screenshots from WanaCrypt0r 2.0 affected computers
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