WannaCry Coding Mistakes Can Help Files Recovery Even After Infection

The Hacker News | June 02, 2017

WannaCry Coding Mistakes Can Help Files Recovery Even After Infection
Last month WannaCry ransomware hit more than 300,000 PCs across the world within just 72 hours by using its self-spreading capabilities to infect vulnerable Windows PCs, particularly those using vulnerable versions of the OS, within the same network. But that doesn't mean WannaCry was a high-quality piece of ransomware. Security researchers have recently discovered some programming errors in the code of the WannaCrypt ransomware worm that might allow victims to restore their locked files without paying for any decryption key.

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