New Tool Could Liberate PCs Infected With WannaCry

Huh....well, if you happen to be one of the MANY who got hit by this... what do you have to lose? 

Have a computer infected by WannaCry ransomware? If you haven't touched it since the dreaded ransom notice popped up on the screen, there may be a way to free your captive files without paying.

The new fix, developed by French security researchers, only works if your computer hasn't been rebooted since becoming infected with WannaCry. It's called Wanakiwi, and it attempts to replicate WannaCry's encryption key by sniffing out prime numbers—the building blocks of the widely used RSA encryption method—that are stored in the ransomware's code. In theory, it's quite simple to use.

"You just need to download the tool and run it on the infected machine," security researcher Matthew Suiche wrote in a blog post on Thursday. "Default settings should work."

Read more - Click Here.

Last modified on Saturday, 20 May 2017 12:31

Da Boss!

Website: www.digitalsmind.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latest Content

  • Slip your head into a huge noise-isolating helmet
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Slip your head into a huge noise-isolating helmet Huh...so the Flintstones Gazoo helmet is now available to purchase.…
    Read more...
  • Consumer Reports stops recommending Microsoft Surface PCs over reliability concerns
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Consumer Reports stops recommending Microsoft Surface PCs over reliability concerns I have to laugh a little at this. What do…
    Read more...
  • Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 Workstations edition for power users
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 Workstations edition for power users Well, it's about damn time!
    Read more...
  • Alienware Area-51 Ryzen Threadripper Edition Hands-On With Benchmark Annihilation
    Written by

    Da Boss!

    Alienware Area-51 Ryzen Threadripper Edition Hands-On With Benchmark Annihilation Um...DAMN! Threadripper is no slouch that's for sure! WOW! Sure, this…
    Read more...
  • Fecal Bacteria Found In Drinks Sold By Major Fast Food Restaurants Like McDonald's
    Written by
    Fecal Bacteria Found In Drinks Sold By Major Fast Food Restaurants Like McDonald's Welp, there goes the "yes" when I am asked if…

Visit the Digitalsmind Video YouTube Page!

Did you know we have a video page on YouTube? 

Well... WE DO! 

Check us out! 

- Our Video page.