Evolution and rise of the Avaddon Ransomware-as-a-Service

From securityaffairs.co

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The Avaddon ransomware family first appeared in the threat landscape in February 2020, and its authors started offering it with a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) model in June, 2020. In August 2020, cybersecurity intelligence firm Kela was the first to report that the Avaddon ransomware operators announced on a Russian-speaking hacker forum their new data leak site.

In February, the Spanish student Javier Yuste released a free decryption tool for the Avaddon ransomware that can be used by the victims to recover their encrypted files for free.

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