Tag: TeslaCrypt

Cisco Ransomware Tool Can Now Decrypt All Versions of TeslaCrypt

Albeit the Teslacrypt developers released the master decryption key on the Internet a few weeks ago, it has taken security firm Cisco quite some time to develop an anti ransomware tool. Now that their tool is ready, users can freely decrypt files infected by all four versions of TelsaCrypt. TeslaCrypt Is No Longer A Costly Threat Although the new decryption tool by Cisco will decrypt files held hostage by any …
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TeslaCrypt Developers Release Master Decryption Key Free of Charge

TeslaCrypt Bitcoin ransomware has been claiming victims left, right, and center for several months now, but it looks as if this threat is finally over. The developers made the master decryption key publicly available, and anyone who is still dealing with this malware can restore file access free of charge. TeslaCrypt Developers Bail And Leave Decryption Key Considering how TeslaCrypt has been one of the most innovative – and disconcerting …
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Infected Ad Networks Are Spreading Bitcoin Ransomware

Various major online media outlets are currently spreading Bitcoin ransomware and other types of malware to website visitors. Among the culprits are AOL, BBC, and The New York Times,¬†as their common ad network has come under attack by internet criminals by the look of things. Affected users may found themselves on the other side of a screen displaying a Bitcoin ransomware message very soon, and the number of potential infections …
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Bitcoin Ransomware Education – TeslaCrypt

TeslaCrypt is just one of the many variants of Bitcoin ransomware to make waves among Internet users in 2015. As this malware was not based on any previous version of ransomware to make media headlines, it did bring something entirely new to the table to targeting gamers in particular. ¬†However, the number of infections and ransom funds paid remained relatively low due to this niche approach. Also read: Bitcoin Ransomware …
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