Emsisoft releases free decryptor for the victims of the Diavol ransomware

From securityaffairs.co

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Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has released a free decryption tool to help Diavol ransomware victims recover their files without paying a ransom.

In January, the FBI officially linked the Diavol ransomware operation to the infamous TrickBot gang, the group that is behind the TrickBot banking trojan.

TrickBot is a popular banking Trojan that has been around since October 2016, its authors have continuously upgraded it by implementing new features. Operators continue to offer the botnet through a multi-purpose malware-as-a-service (MaaS) model. Threat actors leverage the botnet to distribute a broad range of malware including info-stealer and ransomware such as Conti and Ryuk. To date, the Trickbot botnet has already infected more than a million computers.

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