Free decryptor released for TargetCompany ransomware victims

Czech cybersecurity software firm Avast has released a decryption utility to help TargetCompany ransomware victims recover their files for free. However, as Avast warns, this decryptor can only be used to restore encrypted files “under certain circumstances.” Victims who want Read More …

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 …

REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware Universal Decryptor Key Is Out

REvil victims, your prayers have been answered: There’s a universal decryptor key waiting to free you. Bitdefender is releasing a free, universal decryptor key to unlock data of victimized organizations that were encrypted by REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware attacks before the gang’s Read More …

SynAck ransomware group releases decryption keys as they rebrand to El_Cometa

The SynAck ransomware gang has released decryption keys for victims that were infected between July 2017 and 2021, according to data obtained by The Record. SynAck is in the process of rebranding itself as the El_Cometa ransomware gang, and a Read More …

Kaseya’s universal REvil decryption key leaked on a hacking forum

The universal decryption key for REvil’s attack on Kaseya’s customers has been leaked on hacking forums allowing researchers their first glimpse of the mysterious key. On July 2nd, the REvil ransomware gang launched a massive attack on managed service providers Read More …

Conti ransomware gives HSE Ireland free decryptor, still selling data

The Conti ransomware gang has released a free decryptor for Ireland’s health service, the HSE, but warns that they will still sell or release the stolen data. Ireland’s HSE, the country’s publicly funded healthcare system, and the Department of Health Read More …