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Anti-ransomwaresite police decrypts certainly 28.000 computers

Anti-ransomwaresite police decrypts certainly 28.000 computers

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Anti-ransomwaresite No More Ransomware, a collaboration of police, Europol and antivirus companies, in a year’s time, the ransomware of some 28,000 computers removed.

The site was exactly a year ago was founded, and had since then, 1.3 million unique visitors, reports the Dutch police Tuesday.

The actual number of assisted computers is probably much higher than 28.000, but not all of the offered solutions bring successful ontsleutelingen map. Ransomware ‘hostage’ computers through files to encrypt and ransom to ask for, No More Ransomware offers the solution for free.

More and more partners

After creation of No More Ransom by the police, Europol and antivirus companies McAfee and Kaspersky also added the Belgian federal police and the Center for Cybersecurity Belgium at the site. The initiative, meanwhile, has more dan109 partners, including universities and computer security vendors.

The site provides solutions for a range of malware – and ransomwareinfecties. On 14 may, after the major outbreak of the ransomware WannaCry, got No More Ransomware more than 150,000 unique visitors.

The initiative is now available in 26 languages. The site is working on ways to make the number of successfully helped computers in the future to better map to be able to bring.

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