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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2070 Free decryption tools now available for Dharma ransomware
Computer users who have been affected by the Dharma ransomware and have held onto their encrypted files can now restore them for free. Researchers have created decryption tools for this ransomware strain after someone recently leaked the decryption keys.

Dharma first appeared in November and is based on an older ransomware program known as Crysis. It's easy to recognize files affected by it because they will have the extension: .[email_address].dharma, where the email address is the one used by the attacker as a point of contact.
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#2071 Researcher breaks reCAPTCHA using Google's speech recognition API
#2070 Free decryption tools now available for Dharma ransomware
#2069 50 Google engineers volunteered to patch thousands of Java open source projects
#2068 Researchers uncover PowerShell Trojan that uses DNS queries to get its orders
#2067 Hacking Slack using postMessage and WebSocket-reconnect to steal your precious token
#2066 0patching a 0day: Windows gdi32.dll memory disclosure (CVE-2017-0038)
#2065 Mike Pence used an AOL e-mail account for state business and it got hacked
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