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 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

Ransomware: Expert advice on how to keep safe and secure

Ransomware is malicious software that criminals use to hold computers or computer files to ransom, demanding payment from victims to get them back. Sadly, ransomware is an increasingly popular way for malware authors to extort money from companies and consumers alike. Paying criminals is never a good idea, even when it seems expedient. Ransomware authors … More Ransomware: Expert advice on how to keep safe and secure