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

XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare

A week after the global outbreak of WannaCryptor, also known as WannaCry, another ransomware has been making rounds. Detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C, and also known as XData ransomware, the threat has been most prevalent in Ukraine, with 96% of the total detections between May 17th and May 22th, and peaking on Friday, May 19th. … More XData ransomware making rounds amid global WannaCryptor scare