April Ransomware in Review

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on May 3, 2017 12:06:07 PM
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April was an extremely busy month in the world of ransomware. There are several new ransomware variants that look like they are going to stay around for a while. Cerber has taken over the reigns as the most distributed ransomware. However, Locky is looking to come back strong after its demise in 2016. We have also added several decryptors to our list, which is the largest you’ll find on the internet. The best news about ransomware in April is it looks like there weren’t any new attack vectors for Android users.

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Topics: Business, Ransomware, decrypters, decryptors

Ransomware Decryptors Not Available for Most Ransomware Strains

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on May 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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At WatchPoint, we are proud to have the largest list of ransomware decryptors on the internet. However, it’s important to know that the majority of ransomware variants do not have a decryptor available.

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Topics: Ransomware, Ransomware Decrypters, decrypters, decryptors

March Ransomware in Review

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Apr 5, 2017 2:20:50 PM
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March was a month where a lot of small ransomware variants appeared but never came to fruition. There was, however, an update on CryptoLocker making its return, Cerber added a couple of new features, and Android ransomware appears to be here to stay. We also have a list of decryptors that were released, enabling you to recover your files without paying the ransom.

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Topics: Cyber Threats, Data Breach, Ransomware, Ransomware Decrypters, decrypters

Matrix Ransomware - CryptoStopper Can Help!

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Apr 4, 2017 12:18:15 PM
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We recently had an individual inquire about a form of ransomware named Matrix. Unfortunately, there is currently no way to decrypt files that are encrypted by the Matrix ransomware without paying the ransom. We have included that transcript of the conversation between our Security Analyst and the tech who has had a client infected by Matrix. Too many of our conversations go this way. Having CryptoStopper would have prevented this and having CryptoStopper in your cyber security arsenal will prevent this from happening to you.

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Topics: Cyber Threats, Ransomware, decrypters

Ransomware Decrypters | Where to Find the Antidote

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Mar 21, 2017 10:43:03 AM
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While no one wants to be hit with ransomware, the fact is that one in two businesses will be infected with some type of ransomware in 2017. Knowing where to find a possible antidote or decrypter can be a vital part of recovering your encrypted files without paying a ransom.

Known Decrypters

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Topics: Cyber Threats, Ransomware, Ransomware Decrypters, decrypters