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PA Supreme Court Rules Defendant Need Not Decrypt Drive

One of the perennial issues facing courts is the extent to which the government can compel an individual to decrypt the contents of a file, a computer or a server. Jumping into ...
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New Decryption Tool Released for Jigsaw Ransomware

New Decryption Tool Released for Jigsaw Ransomware

Security researchers have released a new decryption tool that could help victims of Jigsaw ransomware recover their affected files for free. In a blog post announcing the new utility, Emsisoft explained that ...
Developer Hacks Back Against Ransomware Attackers and Steals Decryption Keys

Developer Hacks Back Against Ransomware Attackers and Steals Decryption Keys

A victim of Muhstik ransomware paid the attackers to decrypt his data, and then undertook a different kind of payback – he took revenge by hacking into the server and stealing the ...

Decryption Keys Released by Developer of HildaCrypt Ransomware

The developer of HildaCrypt has released the master decryption keys that would allow potential victims of the ransomware to recover their data for free. On October 4, a security researcher who goes ...
Free Decryptors Released for Two Ransomware Families

Free Decryptors Released for Two Ransomware Families

Security researchers have released decryption tools which victims of two different ransomware families can use to recover their files for free. On 25 September, Kaspersky Lab unveiled decryptors for both the Yatron ...
Free Decryption Tool Released for Syrk Ransomware

Free Decryption Tool Released for Syrk Ransomware

Security researchers have released a decryption tool which victims of Syrk ransomware can use to recover their files for free. Emsisoft found that Syrk arrived with its own decryptor, but the security ...
Decrypting L0rdix RAT’s C2

Decrypting L0rdix RAT’s C2

In my previous blog post on L0rdix RAT, I took a look at its panel and builder components that have been circulating through underground forums recently. I identified a key as part ...
Free Decryptor Released for Ims00rry Ransomware

Free Decryptor Released for Ims00rry Ransomware

Security researchers have released a free decryption utility which victims of Ims00rry ransomware can use to recover their files. On 12 July, anti-virus and anti-malware solutions provider Emsisoft made the decryptor available ...
Good riddance, GandCrab! We’re still fixing the mess you left behind.

Good riddance, GandCrab! We’re still fixing the mess you left behind.

On January 28th 2018, our analysts on watch saw a small blip pop up on the Bitdefender Threat Map. It was one of millions of blips we see daily here at Bitdefender, ...
French Ministry of Interior Releases Decryptor for PyLocky Versions 1 & 2

French Ministry of Interior Releases Decryptor for PyLocky Versions 1 & 2

The French Ministry of Interior has released a decryption utility for versions 1 and 2 of PyLocky ransomware to the public. On 11 June, the ministry of the French government unveiled the ...