Virus-blackmailer forces you to play user PUBG

New virus encrypts user files, but instead requires money to play a few hours online shooter PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds.

Ransomware Ransomware PUBG, getting on the user’s computer, encrypts all files that are in the folders and subfolders of the desktop. In the encryption process, the virus appends to the file extension .PUBG. After that, the screen appears the window warning that your computer is infected, the files are encrypted, and to cure them, a few hours playing online shooter PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds.

PUBG Ransomware also provides code to reset after encryption it can be used to decrypt it. The editors of the site Bleeping Computer, examining the source code, found that in fact, the virus monitors user’s time spent in the game. Decoding starts immediately after the infected computer was running the file TslGame.exe. By the way, you can fool the virus by renaming any file to TslGame.exe and running it.

Well, if the user does not get off easy fright, then have to resort to reinstalling the system or play PUBG, the cost of which ranges from 15 to 40 dollars, depending on the region.

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