How to get rid of or uninstall WannaCry from your Mac is very complicated. A lot of people asked What is WannaCry? Is WannaCry safe? Is WannaCry a virus? I want to delete WannaCry.
What is WannaCry, Wanna Cry, Wanna Decryptor?
WannaCry is a Ransomware which is designed to encrypt files with APS encryption system. Once infected, the encrypted files contain with the .wnry, .wcry, .wncry, and .wncryt extension. Victim computers can show the below message with a requirement for $600 to decode the files.
Can macOS be infected by WannaCry?
The answer is NO. WannaCry only infects Windows systems.
However, we already detect two ransomware on macOS in 2017. They are:
The behavior of this ransomware is very similar with WannCry. We also find there are more and more malware/adware are targeting macOS. You need one security utility to protect your Mac system.
How to remove ransomware
Step1: Remove ransomware with Adware Removal Pro
Adware Removal Pro is a powerful tool which is designed to remove adware and browser hijackers from Apple Mac OS X.
1. You can download Adware Removal Pro from the below:
2. One you have downloaded Adware Removal Pro, please open it and click the Clean button.
Step2: Block ransomware pop-up ads with AdBlock Master