Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2187 A free decryption tool is now available for all Bart ransomware versions
Users who have had their files encrypted by any version of the Bart ransomware program are in luck: Antivirus vendor Bitdefender has just released a free decryption tool.

The Bart ransomware appeared back in June and stood out because it locked victims' files inside ZIP archives encrypted with AES (Advanced Encryption Standard). Unlike other ransomware programs that used RSA public-key cryptography and relied on a command-and-control server to generate key pairs, Bart was able to encrypt files even in the absence of an internet connection.
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#2193 Hackers empty ATM by drilling one small hole
#2192 Are you identifiable by extensions, logins and your browser?
#2191 No More Ransom adds 15 new decryption tools as record number of partners join global initiative
#2190 Report: 30% of malware is 0day, missed by legacy antivirus
#2189 Over The Air: Exploiting Broadcom’s WiFi stack (Part 1)
#2188 Advanced Chinese hacking campaign infiltrates IT service providers across the globe
#2187 A free decryption tool is now available for all Bart ransomware versions
#2186 Android beware: State-backed Pegasus spyware is found using phones to eavesdrop and grab data
#2185 Google and Apple issue security updates for critical broadcom WiFi vulnerabilities
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