ESET releases decryptor for AESNI ransomware variants, including XData

Releasing master keys for older ransomware variants has become somewhat of a trend these days. Shortly after the release of the updated Crysis decryptor, master keys for some of the variants of the AES-NI family were published – specifically Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.B and Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C, also known as XData. Based on this, ESET experts have prepared an AES-NI … More ESET releases decryptor for AESNI ransomware variants, including XData

ESET releases an EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and a Crysis Variant Ransomware Decryptor

Both tools are available free on ESET webpage. ESET® has announced the release of two useful tools combating recent ransomware outbreaks, including WannaCry (WannaCryptor) and a variant of the infamous Crysis ransomware, which adds .wallet and .onion extensions to affected files. The first tool – EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker, inspects whether Windows is patched against the … More ESET releases an EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and a Crysis Variant Ransomware Decryptor

ESET Releases Update of Decryption Tool for Victims of the Crysis Family Ransomware

Today, ESET has released an updated version of its free decryptor for ransomware victims. Anyone whose data or devices have been hit by the Crysis family, (detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.Crysis) – now adding  the .dharma extension, can now get their files back for free. The tool has been updated with master decryption keys recently … More ESET Releases Update of Decryption Tool for Victims of the Crysis Family Ransomware

Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

As of February 13th, 2017, Gmail has started deploying their new restrictive policy on .js file attachments, extending their list of file types blocked for security reasons. After the full release, Gmail users won’t be able to send or receive mail containing .js attachments, even if they’re in a compressed and archived form. Seeing that … More Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

ESET releases free decryptor for Crysis ransomware

Update (March 2nd, 2017): Decryption tool for Crysis ransomware updated for new version Today, ESET has released updated version of its free decryptor for victims of Crysis ransomware, adding new variant of the infamous ransomware – .dharma – to its list. The current update of ESET’s decrypting tool now can help victims of six variants … More ESET releases free decryptor for Crysis ransomware

Beyond TeslaCrypt: Crysis, a new ransomware family lays claim to parts of its territory

It has been two weeks since ESET created a TeslaCrypt decryptor, which allows victims of the ransomware to get their files back. This came on the back of its developers ceasing operations. Since then, over 32,000 users around the globe have taken advantage of this opportunity and downloaded the tool. But even with TeslaCrypt abandoning its territory, … More Beyond TeslaCrypt: Crysis, a new ransomware family lays claim to parts of its territory