Decrypted: Prometheus Ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  Avast Releases Decryptor for the Prometheus Ransomware. Prometheus is a ransomware strain written in C# that inherited a lot of code from an older strain called…

Help for Ukraine: Free decryptor for HermeticRansom ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On February 24th, the Avast Threat Labs discovered a new ransomware strain accompanying the data wiper HermeticWiper malware,  which our colleagues at ESET found circulating in…

Decrypted: TargetCompany Ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On January 25, 2022, a victim of a ransomware attack reached out to us for help. The extension of the encrypted files and the ransom note…

Bitdefender’s 20th Anniversary: A look at the past, present, and future through its people

We’re incredibly excited to celebrate Bitdefender’s 20th anniversary and thought we would take this opportunity to highlight some of the amazing individuals that have helped Bitdefender thrive over the past…

REvil Affiliates Arrested; DOJ Seizes $6.1M in Ransom

The U.S. is seeking the extradition of a Ukrainian man, Yaroslav Vasinskyi, whom they suspect is behind the Kaseya supply-chain attacks and other REvil attacks. International law enforcement is squeezing…

Bitdefender Celebrates 20 Years of Cybersecurity Leadership

November 2021 marks a special month for Bitdefender as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. It has been an exciting journey since our 2001 founding. We have come a long way, growing…

Ransomware decryptor roundup: BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile, Babuk decryptors released

ZDNet Recommends Ransomware decryptors for the BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile and Babuk strains were released over the last two weeks, highlighting some amount of progress in the fight against a…

Avast releases decryptor for AtomSilo and LockFile ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On Oct 17, 2021, Jiří Vinopal published information about a weakness in the AtomSilo ransomware and that it is possible to decrypt files without paying the…