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Archive: 2018

Ransomware Chronicle

This is a comprehensive report on ransomware-related events covering a timeframe of January 2017 through April 2018. The incidents herein are visually broken down into categories, including new ransomware, updates of existing strains, decryptors released, and other noteworthy news. Security researchers and...

Decrypt .wallet files and remove BTCWare ransomware

The .wallet file extension has been trending in cybercriminal circles for months. Crooks are fond of assigning their perpetrating code to smear encoded data using that string. The motivation is quite clear: extortion is all about money. Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin wallets – the logical trail leads to the...