KERNEL_PID file extension - KeRanger OS X ransomware file
What is kernel_pid file? How to open kernel_pid files?
File type specification:
The kernel_pid file extension is commonly associated with the KeRanger a ransomware for for Apple Mac OS X operating system.
Much like similar ransomware it encrypts users files and demands ransom to be paid in bitcoins.
This particular ransomware is distributed with infected Transmission Bittorent client.
The .kernel_pid file is stored in ~/Library folder.