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Good News: REvil Ransomware Victims Get Free Decryptor

Gov Info Security

Mathew J. Schwartz

Score one for the good guys in the fight against ransomware: Anyone who fell victim to REvil, aka Sodinokibi, crypto-locking malware before July 13 can now decrypt their files for free.

On Thursday, antivirus vendor Bitdefender released a free decryptor for REvil, which first began operating in April 2019.

The free decryptor is also available for download via the No More Ransom project, which is a public-private collaboration involving multiple private security firms, as well as Dutch cybercrime police and the EU's law enforcement intelligence agency, Europol.

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