Researchers find creating a read-only “perfc” file on Windows stops the current “Petya” ransomware variant from executing locally (Catalin Cimpanu/BleepingComputer.com)

Catalin Cimpanu / BleepingComputer.com:
Researchers find creating a read-only “perfc” file on Windows stops the current “Petya” ransomware variant from executing locally  —  Cybereason security researcher Amit Serper has found a way to prevent the Petya (NotPetya/SortaPetya/Petna) ransomware from infecting computers.


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