Ransomware decryptor roundup: BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile, Babuk decryptors released

Ransomware decryptors for the BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile and Babuk strains were released over the last two weeks, highlighting some amount of progress in the fight against a few of the smaller ransomware gangs. Last week, security company Avast released Read More …

Free decryptor released for Atom Silo and LockFile ransomware

Avast has just released a decryption tool that will help AtomSilo and LockFile ransomware victims recover some of their files for free without having to pay a ransom. Avast released another decryption tool earlier today to help Babuk ransomware victims Read More …

LockFile Ransomware Uses Never-Before Seen Encryption to Avoid Detection

Researchers discovered a novel ransomware emerging on the heels of the ProxyShell vulnerabilities discovery in Microsoft Exchange servers. The threat, dubbed LockFile, uses a unique “intermittent encryption” method as a way to evade detection as well as adopting tactics from Read More …