Rensenware is 2017’s most incredible malware yet. Named after the game Touhou Seirensen (Undefined Fantastic Object), it was originally created by a Korean undergraduate student as a joke, but there’s nothing to laugh about here.
All of your precious files are encrypted like any other hostage malware… However, the only way to unlock them is by playing TH12 and scoring 0.2 billion in LUNATIC level.
Best part? The creator of the malware accidentally infected himself… And even HE hasn’t reached the score yet. Sucker.
Get the full lowdown with our friends at kotaku.com. *runs anti-malware software*