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Petya ransomware encryption has been cracked

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 11, 2016.

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    Petya ransomware hit companies hard, but the good news is that there are now tools available to get the encrypted files and locked computers back. The ransomware not only encrypts the victims’ files, but also their disk’s Master File Table (MFT), and it replaces the boot drive’s existing Master Boot Record (MBR) with a malicious loader. Nearly two weeks ago a malware analyst that goes by the handle Hasherezade created a decoder that extracted the … More →

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