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News => Tech News => Topic started by: Beetless(USER) on September 12, 2019, 01:29:41 pm

Title: Syrk ransomware said to be a “Fortnite hack”
Post by: Beetless(USER) on September 12, 2019, 01:29:41 pm
Syrk is a ransomware advertised as a Fortnite hack on Fortnite fourms when running it will encrypt all your file and change your wallpaper with text telling you to email panda831@protonmail.com and send $900 the identity of the ransomware developer is unknown as of 12 Sep 2019 if you are a victim of this ransomware and want to decrypt your files go here (https://blog.emsisoft.com/en/33885/emsisoft-releases-a-free-decryptor-for-the-syrk-ransomware/) a YouTube video discussing and showing it (https://youtu.be/TUmWIwdpLDI) all with some interesting comments as well here (https://www.cyren.com/blog/articles/open-source-ransomware-targets-fortnite-users) is a article with a more advanced explanation of how the ransomware functions due to Fortnite having mostly 7-12 year olds this was a fairly successful ransomware