GlobeImposter ransomware victims find themselves abandoned by their extortionists


A wave of the GlobeImposter 2.0 ransomware infected the computers of innocent internet users, and told them to visit a Tor website in order to pay up and have their files decrypted.

Globeimposter ransomware message

Nothing so unusual in that, but as researchers at Coveware report, these particular victims have been left in the lurch because the masterminds behind the attack appear to have abandoned the recovery website:

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