Windows Power Worm Ransomware Fail

If you are unfortunate enough to get hit by the Windows Power Worm Ransomware, do not pay the ransom. Not because they will decrypt your files if you do pay, but because they can’t decrypt your files!

As it turns out, Power Worm has a software bug! It was badly coded, and do to this bug, it locks your data away forever.

2015-11-12_12-33-58It infects Microsoft Word and Excel files, and the latest version of its update goes after many more files it finds on the machine.

If you get this worm just restore from your backup. You do have a backup, right?

Read more about Windows Power Worm Ransomware



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