What is STOP ransomware?
STOP is an old ransomware program that still infects browsers all over the world. This is an old virus, but every day scammers develop new versions of virus to increase their income. STOP encodes important files on the computer to prevent further use. Unavailable files have the extensions .STOP , .SUSPENDED , or .WAITING , which denote files that cannot be opened. Unfortunately, it is also impossible to remove the extension by renaming, because the developers use a powerful encryption code. After all files are encrypted, STOP will display the ransom note on the desktop and in the folders where the encrypted files are located: