NEWS ransomware is the file-encrypting virus that spreads infection via email attachments


NEWS ransomware

NEWS ransomware – cryptovirus that claims to offer a decryption tool for victims that decide to pay the ransom. It makes files useless after the encryption process and marks them using the appendix pattern .victims’ID-ID.[].NEWS. When files get encoded and marked using this extension, a ransom note appears on the screen and in some of the folders containing encrypted data. The program window at first delivers payment instructions and initial information about the encryption process, so people can know what happened. 

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