No More Ransom says it has helped 200,000 people recover from ransomware attacks.
The US should be doing more to help victims and tackle cyber-criminals, says Fabian Wosar, head of cyber-security company Emsisoft, which has donated more decryption tools to the project than anyone else.
Mr Wosar told BBC News: "Projects like No More Ransom have been crucial when it comes to fighting ransomware on a global level, with pretty much all major parties cooperating on a global and daily basis, sharing intel[igence] in real-time - except for the US.
Security expert Fabian Wosar is in hiding after costing ransomware gangs hundreds of millions of dollars since 2012.
Security expert Fabian Wosar is in hiding after costing ransomware authors hundreds of millions of dollars since 2012
The German-born IT security expert was even forced to move countries to outrun his pursuers and he continually shifts from location to location in London to outrun an estimated 100 ransomware gangs trying to track him down.
He moved again just a few days before speaking with Micky.
For anybody new or not familiar with our Emsisoft friend --
Hello everyone, As mentioned in the current EAM release thread, I talked to @Jack and he allowed me to create an AMA thread for you to ask whatever you want really. If you ever wanted to see some internal tools, had some questions about malware research or Emsisoft products like the upcoming...