Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments


GandCrab decryption tool

A new decryption tool has been released for free on the No More Ransomdepository for the latest strand of GandCrab.

This tool was developed by the Romanian Police in close collaboration with the internet security company Bitdefender and Europol, together with the support of law enforcement authorities from Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, UK, Canada and US FBI.

In addition to versions 1, 4 and early versions of 5, the new tool resolves infections with version 5.0.4 through 5.1 – the latest version developed by the cybercriminals.

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