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CrySiS ransomware decryptor: decrypt .xtbl and .crysis files

CrySiS ransomware decryptor: decrypt .xtbl and .crysis files

Ransomware operators appear to be realizing the risk of being exposed and prosecuted. This pressure is being heated up by the fairly successful activity of Chainalysis, a relatively new startup aimed at tracking Bitcoin transactions. This initiative may lead to effective attribution of ransomware attacks through chasing the cryptocurrency paid by victims. The breaking news […]

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iTunes Store receipt email scam

iTunes Store receipt email scam

There is an uptick in the volume of phishing emails allegedly sent on behalf of Apple’s iTunes Store. The threat actors attempt to wheedle personally identifiable information out of recipients by urging them to click on an embedded rogue link. The persuasion effect is attained through a notification about a nonexistent order that the user […]

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Baidu link Skype virus removal: stop Baidu.com links scam in Skype

Baidu link Skype virus removal: stop Baidu.com links scam in Skype

Popular applications have always been cybercriminals’ favorite targets. The fact that a huge number of people worldwide opt for using Skype as their online communication medium couldn’t possibly stay beyond threat actors’ focus. There have been numerous incidents in the past where Skype accounts got spammed with rogue links, and this trend is on the […]

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Thor file: restore encrypted .thor extension files

Thor file: restore encrypted .thor extension files

Thor is the latest persona of the infamous Locky ransomware. This variant was released less than a day after the previous .shit extension edition was discovered, which might suggest that the latter was a misunderstanding in the cybercriminal ring responsible for this lineage. The updated pest doesn’t have many adjustments inside. It appends .thor to […]

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Decrypt .shit files virus – Shit ransomware removal

Decrypt .shit files virus – Shit ransomware removal

Locky ransomware devs appear to have been really busy rolling out updates to their nefarious extortion product lately. Less than a month after the emergence of the previous “Odin” variant, a brand-new iteration has been discovered that appends the .shit extension to one’s crippled files. Other than the somewhat different filename skewing effect, this version […]

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CryPy ransomware decryptor and removal

CryPy ransomware decryptor and removal

Python-based ransomware is not a new phenomenon in the online extortion environment, but it hadn’t been nearly as well-orchestrated as it has become with the emergence of the CryPy baddie. This crypto threat is proficient at evading antiviruses and leverages an extraordinarily hard-to-tackle encryption principle. The main hurdle to handling these attacks is that the […]

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Hades Locker ransomware virus: decrypt .~HL extension files

Hades Locker ransomware virus: decrypt .~HL extension files

Ransomware takedowns are still the exceptions rather than the rule, but they do occur once in a while. The WildFire Locker campaign, for instance, discontinued about a month ago due to a well-orchestrated operation by law enforcement and private sector security organizations. While this initiative was undoubtedly a success, the same group of cybercrooks recently […]

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Readme.hta – Cerber Ransomware update

Readme.hta – Cerber Ransomware update

There are no extraordinary tweaks made to the prolific Cerber Ransomware in the course of the fresh update. It still leverages the same strong cryptosystem to lock a victim’s files. As before, it changes the desktop wallpaper to a grayish image with random pixels and some warning text in green font. The circulation peculiarities are […]

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