In a surprising turn of events, the people who created TeslaCrypt, a kind of computer Trojan virus that locked certain Windows game files, and demanded money to restore them have closed up shop. More than that, when a security researcher from ESET, a maker of antivirus software, asked them if they would release the key so anyone infected by their malware could unlock their files, they agreed. They also announced “project closed” and apologized, reports the ESET blog.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Business Insider