Fonix ransomware shuts down and releases master decryption key

The Fonix Ransomware operators have shut down their operation and released the master decryption allowing victims to recover their files for free.

Fonix Ransomware, also known as Xinof and FonixCrypter, began operating in June 2020 and has been steadily encrypting victims since. The ransomware operation was not as widely active as others, such as REvil, Netwalker, or STOP, but starting in November 2020, it picked up a bit, as shown by the ID Ransomware submissions below.

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Source: Bleeping Computer