Internet Security Bulletin: Beware Windows Users.
Annabelle.exe is a ” Horrific Mess” !
February 26th, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, USA According to knowbe4.com and bleepingcomputer this new ransomware variant has been created to show off the skills of the developer who created it. This evil piece of work will terminate numerous security programs, disable Window Defender, turn off firewalls, encrypt your files, infect your USB drives, and overwrite the master boot record of the infected computer with a boot loader (translation: a REALLY bad day in computer land).
“Discovered by security researcher Bart, Annabelle Ransomware includes everything but the kitchen sink when it comes to screwing up a computer” Larry Abrams – Bleepingcomputer.com
But have no fear, the fine folks over at Malwarehunterteam were able to crack this thing. Here are the instructions at bleepingcomputer to clean up this mess if you get it:
(At the bottom of the article are the instructions. Just a heads up: they are a little techy. Get some help if you are able)