Bitdefender

19 Jun 19
TECHWIBE

Windows contain a lot of in-built features designed to protect the computer from malicious attacks and performance. Microsoft has a dedicated team that works on creating compatible features, but they don’t reach perfection. We cannot blame the operating system because millions of computers are assembled. In assembled computers, Win10 has to find compatibility with wide-range […]

19 Jun 19
ResearchBuzz

NEW RESOURCES The Sydney Morning Herald: World’s largest database uncovers Australia’s secret reading passions . “Researchers from the Australian National University’s literature school will launch this week the new Australian Common Reader website, giving a historical snapshot of the nation’s reading habits drawn from what the university says is the world’s largest database of library […]

19 Jun 19
ResearchBuzz: Firehose

ZDNet: Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware. “A new decryption tool that counters one of the most prolific families of ransomware by allowing victims to retrieve their files for free has been released in a collaborative effort by Europol, the FBI, cybersecurity company Bitdefender, […]

18 Jun 19
Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; A new decryption tool for the latest version of the most prolific ransomware family GandCrab has been released on 17 June. It allows victims of ransomware to regain access to their information encrypted by hackers, without having to […]

18 Jun 19
InfoSec Industry

The purportedly final version of GandCrab ransomware can now be neutralized with a new decryption tool, made available to the public. This latest decryptor is effective against versions 1, 4 and 5.x up through 5.2. Version 5.2 is the last iteration created by the prolific ransomware’s developers before they announced on a dark web forum […]

18 Jun 19
The Chestnut Post

DUBLIN, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Encryption Software Market by Component (Software and Services), Application (Disk Encryption, File/Folder Encryption, Communication Encryption, Cloud Encryption), Deployment Mode, Enterprise Size, Vertical, and Region – Global Forecast to 2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Encryption Software Market Size to Grow From USD 7.5 Billion […]

18 Jun 19
TechNadu

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. This is definitely not the last we have heard from “Ransomware as a Service” malware tools. One of the most notorious strains of ransomware, […]

18 Jun 19
Security Boulevard

Security researchers have released a decryptor that works against the latest variants of GandCrab ransomware, including version 5.2. On 17 June, Bitdefender announced that users can download the tool from the No More Ransom Project’s website. They can then use the utility to freely decrypt any and all files which samples of GandCrab through version […]… Read More

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18 Jun 19
InfoSec Industry

Security researchers have released a decryptor that works against the latest variants of GandCrab ransomware, including version 5.2. On 17 June, Bitdefender announced that users can download the tool from the No More Ransom Project’s website. They can then use the utility to freely decrypt any and all files which samples of GandCrab through version […]

18 Jun 19
InfoSec Industry

White Hats Update GandCrab Decryptor to Hasten its End Infamous ransomware GandCrab could finally be on the way out, after white hats released yet another updated decryptor tool designed to help victims to get their data back. In partnership with various law enforcement agencies including Europol, the Metropolitan Police, the FBI and NCA, Bitdefender has […]

18 Jun 19
The Chestnut Post

BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, California, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader protecting over 500 million systems across 150 countries, today announced the launch of its revamped Managed Services Provider (MSP) Program. This new partnership structure will offer MSPs, who are increasingly being asked to consult on cybersecurity matters, a competitive […]

18 Jun 19
InfoSec Industry

Bitdefender teams up with FBI, cops to rescue Windows PC documents Victims of the latest incarnations of the GandCrab ransomware now have a way to reclaim their files without paying a penny to extortionists, thanks to the release of a decryption tool.…

18 Jun 19
SlashGear

There is no shortage of malware around the world but the most vicious kind are the ones that hold people’s precious files for ransom. Even worse are the ransomware that demand payment from victims knowing fully well that there is actually no way to recover those files. One of the most recent and most egregious […]

18 Jun 19
Juno Hebing

Danny Palmer / ZDNet: Tool released to decrypt Gandcrab ransomware, thought to have infected 1.5M+ Windows PCs since Jan. 2018, in effort joined by Europol, FBI, Bitdefender, others  —  Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware. Tool released to decrypt […]