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BitDefender Releases Final GandCrab Decrypter for Free

BitDefender puts an end to the GandCrab scourge, and its developers announce their retirement as well. The IT security company released a decryption tool that covers all versions, past and present. ...
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Small-Scale But Dangerous Ransomware Attacks Target MySQL Servers

MySQL servers are under attack by GandCrab ransomware actors who penetrate through port 3306. It all starts by uploading a small helper DLL onto the server which quickly leads to the downloading of...

Decryptor for GetCrypt Ransomware is now Available

Emsisoft has released a decryptor for GetCrypt, which works even without the decryption key. GetCrypt is differentiated from other ransomware samples by trying to brute force user network credentials. The ransomware...

The Dharma Ransomware Abuses ESET to Go Undetected

The Dharma ransomware tries to divert the victim’s attention by using an old ESET tool. While the user is dealing with the installation of the ESET Remover, Dharma runs in the background....
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Ransomware Actors Blackmailing Hundreds of Git Repositories & Demanding BitCoin

Ransomware actors have been asking programmers to pay 0.1 Bitcoin to give them their code back and not leak it instead. Programmers who fell victims of this didn’t take all of the designated...
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PayPal Patents Ransomware Detection and Prevention Technology

PayPal is on their way to try their luck on the ransomware detection and prevention field. The online payments company has had a relevant patent approved, which shows a novel way to...
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The Weather Channel Has Fallen Victim to a Ransomware Attack

The Weather Channel lost its live program for 90 minutes, probably due to a ransomware attack. Not a lot of details have been disclosed about the incident, as the FBI investigation is...
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Albany, New York Suffers City Services Downtime Due to Ransomware Attack

New York’s capital district suffers a ransomware attack, and several services will now be available on neighboring halls. The mayor has not clarified whether the ransoms were paid or not, or if...
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Emsisoft Releases Decrypters for the “Hacked” and the “PewCrypt” Ransomware

Emsisoft has released two decrypters that can unlock files that have been encrypted by the Hacked and the PewCrypt ransomware programs. It’s been over a year since Hacked was actively used for...
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More LockerGoga Victims Are Struggling to Get Back to Normality

Two US-based chemical manufacturing companies, Hexion and Momentive, announced a global IT system outages. The attacks were based on the utilization of the LockerGoga ransomware, which is apparently more popular than we...

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