CryptoSearch Finds Files Encrypted by Ransomware, Moves Them to New Location

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Security researcher Michael Gillespie has developed a new Windows app to help victims of ransomware infections.

Named CryptoSearch, this tool identifies files encrypted by several types of ransomware families and provides the user with the option to copy or move the files to a new location, in hopes that a decrypter that can recover the locked files will be released in the future.

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