Ryuk ransomware: The decrypter app contains an error causing data loss

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Ryuk ransomware

The maker of software antivirus, Emsisoft , found error in the decrypter app Ryuk ransomware . This is the application that gives the hackers victims to recover archives their , after attack , provided they have paid the ransom.

To According researchers , this error does not allow the application to fully restore all types of files, causing victims to lose some data to them, even though they have paid the ransom .

The Emsisoft said in a blog post that this is because the decrypter app truncates one byte from the end of each file that decrypts.

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