Tag: ransomware

Detect Outlook Ransomware emails with RansomSaver

RansomSaver is an add-in for Microsoft’s Outlook messaging software that detects and protects against ransomware emails. Email is one of the main attack vectors of ransomware attacks. While there are other means of distribution, email is still a lucrative option considering that attackers may send emails …

Decryptor for Dharma Ransomware now available

  Dharma Ransomware now officially has decryptor keys. Kaspersky RakhniDecryptor v 1.17.17.0 & ESET Crysis Decryptor v 2.0.3.0 have been updated to decrypt Dharma ransomware encrypted files and remove the malware. Kaspersky has tested and legitimized the master decryptor keys that were leaked online on some …

Avast announces a new free decryption tool for CryptoMix ransomware

  Avast, the popular antivirus provider, today announced the rollout of their latest free ransomware decryptor tool for the ransomware strain, CryptoMix. CryptoMix is a rather infamous ransomware with multiple aliases, including CryptFile2, Zeta, or the most recent alias CryptoShield. Decryption tool for CryptoMix ransomware First …

Popcorn Time ransomware wants you to hack your friends

  Ransomware offers decryption tool if you phish others Hackers are using a new tactic to spread ransomware by getting victims to do the dirty work of infection themselves. Criminals behind a ransomware variant known as “Popcorn Time” (which is completely unrelated to a video streaming …

Malware writer renames Ransomware after a security researcher

  In an attempt to ruin the reputation of Fabian Wosar – the man who bears the reputation as a Ransomware decrypter, Apocalypse malware writers have renamed their ransomware after this Emsisoft security researcher as Fabiansomware. Malware writer renames its Ransomware as Fabiansomware Cybercrime has been …

Pokémon GO for Windows ransomware uncovered

  The hack uses AES encryption to lock the files and will then demand the payment Malware researcher Michael Gillespie has uncovered a ransomware attack that’s disguised as a Pokémon GO app for Windows. The Hidden-Tear ransomware, which appears to target Arabic-speaking users, encrypts files from …