Petrwrap, specifically, targets the Master File Table (MFT), which is essential for your computer to find files on the computer. By targeting the MFT, the ransomware is able to attack individual files faster than if each file were to be encrypted one-by-one. The good news is… that Petrwrap is detectable by anti-virus tools. Unfortunately, if the anti-virus scanner is delayed in catching it, Petrwrap can easily get a foothold into the computer system and spreads very quickly. Moreover, the encryption is so strong, that it is unlikely to be able to break through the software and recover files.
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