Wanakiwi

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Retrieve your WannaCry-encrypted files

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Wanakiwi is a free tool that enables you to retrieve local files encrypted by WannaCry ransomware, which is capable of 'kidnapping' data stored on your equipment. It is compatible with any version of Windows, from XP to 7.

The only requirement in order to retrieve your data is that you have not restarted your computer since it became infected. This small program works by means of a command line, and the corresponding output does not erase the already encrypted files, which will remain on the device with the WNCRY extension and encryption key.

Once the data has been retrieved, it is highly recommended that you format your device and install a version of the Windows operating system which has not been affected. There is already a Windows 10 update that blocks WannaCry.

Wanakiwi is a handy tool which may not prevent you from being infected by such widespread ransomware, but can definitely get you out of a pickle in certain circumstances.
How to recover files encrypted by the WannaCry ransomware

Though several solutions have come out, the WannaCry ransomware that recently infected computers worldwide continues to wreak havoc. If you haven't updated to the latest version of Windows 10 and have no real-time firewall you're still in danger of infection. The free tool Wanakiwi is one of the few solutions that can recover your encrypted files, though the conditions to do so are a bit restrictive.
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