Ransomware gang coughs up decryptor after realizing they hit the police

From bleepingcomputer.com


The AvosLocker ransomware operation provided a free decryptor after learning they encrypted a US government agency.

Last month, a US police department was breached by AvosLocker, who encrypted devices and stole data during the attack.

However, according to a screenshot shared by security researcher pancak3, after learning that the victim was a government agency, they provided a decryptor for free.

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