Category Archives: Emsisoft Lab

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Emsisoft Lab [Jul, 12, 2017]

Decrypt latest Nemucod ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

The latest Nemucod ransomware variant, dubbed NemucodAES, is trying to make a mark. Emsisoft’s free decrypter is here to help free your files.

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Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 18, 2017]

WannaCry Ransomware: Interview with Emsisoft’s ransomware experts

Concerned about #WannaCry ransomware? Never fear, the Emsisoft Malware Lab are here to explain all you need to know about this latest ransomware outbreak.

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Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 12, 2017]

Global WannaCry ransomware outbreak uses known NSA exploits

WCry ransomware is the latest global outbreak that is using known NSA exploits to attack systems. Here’s all you need to know and how to stay protected.

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Emsisoft Lab [May, 6, 2017]

Decrypt Amnesia ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

Emsisoft released a free decrypter to remove the Delphi-based Amnesia ransomware from infected systems.

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Emsisoft Lab [May, 1, 2017]

Remove Cry128 ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

Emsisoft released a free decrypter to remove Cry 128 ransomware, the newest strain from the CryptON family (including Cry9, X3M and Nemesis variants) from infected systems.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 4, 2017]

Remove Cry9 ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

Emsisoft released a free decrypter to remove the newest strain of CryptON ransomware (including Cry9, X3M and Nemesis variants) from infected systems.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Feb, 9, 2017]

HTTPS interception: What Emsisoft customers need to know

We address recent media attention around whether antivirus software poses a threat to users’ safety because it intercepts encrypted HTTPS online traffic, and why Emsisoft customers do not need to worry.

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Emsisoft Lab [Jan, 4, 2017]

Emsisoft Releases Free Decrypter for Globe3 Ransomware

Today, Emsisoft CTO/researcher Fabian Wosar released a new version of the Emsisoft Globe Ransomware Decrypter that can recover files locked by the latest version of this threat that made its presence felt for the first time during the summer of 2016.

Emsisoft Lab [Dec, 30, 2016]

Emsisoft Releases Free Decrypter for OpenToYou Ransomware

Emsisoft researcher Fabian Wosar has created a decrypter for the newly discovered OpenToYou ransomware that will allow infected victims to recover encrypted files without needing to pay a ransom.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Dec, 1, 2016]

NEW: Emsisoft Emergency Kit 12 – Dual-engine tools for double the cleaning

Emsisoft announces the release of Emsisoft Emergency Kit Version 12. Updated features include an improved scanning engine and an updated user interface.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Nov, 16, 2016]

When the tables turn and hackers cry for help

Once again Fabian Wosar, security researcher and head of Emsisoft Lab is the target of ransomware developers. Only this time, the hackers need his help.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Nov, 7, 2016]

Emsisoft Mobile Security 3.0 – malware protection and more for your Android

Emsisoft announces the release of its version 3.0 edition of Emsisoft Mobile Security. Major updates include: streamlined operation without taking up processing power, improved security features and heightened detection capabilities.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jul, 20, 2016]

Free decryption keys for CryptXXX Ransomware

BleepingComputer has long been working on helping users effected by CryptXXX Ransomware. This week, they published an article uncovering a bug on the CryptXXX ransomware’s payment server where victims are logging in and receiving their decryption key for free.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [Jun, 15, 2016]

RAA, a new Ransomware variant using only JavaScript

While JavaScript ransomware is not a new threat, the Emsisoft team recently encountered a new ransomware variant known as RAA. Known to encrypt personal files it also goes one step further by dropping Pony malware, a known stealer of private data.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [Mar, 8, 2016]

A Skype scam bot attempted to lure our CEO. This is what happened.

A scam-chatbot approached our CEO via Skype and revealed some interesting facts how their business works.

Emsisoft Lab [Feb, 12, 2016]

Decrypter for HydraCrypt and UmbreCrypt available

Emsisoft Labs successfully breaks encryption of newest ransomware families distributed via exploit kits.

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Emsisoft Lab [Jan, 1, 2016]

Meet Ransom32: The first JavaScript ransomware

Using modern web-based technologies for ransomware: malware writers are attempting to adopt the Software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for their own nefarious purposes…

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Dec, 29, 2015]

Strong indications that ransomware devs don’t like Emsisoft

A variant of the Radamant ransomware uses the domain name “emisoftsucked” and strings such as emisoft f**kedbastardsihateyou in the code. You have to see this!