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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1809 Hit by ransomware? No More Ransom portal adds 32 more free decryption tools to help you
A scheme which enables victims of ransomware to decrypt their files and data for free is now offering even more decryption tools thanks to new partners pledging to help take the fight to cybercriminals.

Launched by Europol, the Dutch National Police, Intel Security, and Kaspersky Lab in July this year, the No More Ransom initiative provides keys to unlocking encrypted files, as well as information on how to avoid getting infected in the first place.

The website initially launched with four tools for unlocking different types of ransomware, including the notorious CryptXXX. During its first two months, No More Ransom helped 2,500 people rescue their data, depriving cybercriminals of more than €1.35 million in ransom.
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#1812 0-days hitting Fedora and Ubuntu open desktops to a world of hurt
#1811 Mobile ransomware: How to protect against it
#1810 This $300 device lets you steal a Mac encryption password in 30 seconds
#1809 Hit by ransomware? No More Ransom portal adds 32 more free decryption tools to help you
#1808 Bye, privacy: Evernote will let its employees read your notes
#1807 DNSChanger exploit kit hijacks routers, not browsers
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