Kaspersky Announces Death of CoinVault, Bitcryptor Ransomware, Releases All Keys


screen-shot-2015-05-21-at-10-02-16Over 14,000 keys used to unlock files encrypted by CoinVault and Bitcryptor have been released, signaling the death of the ransomware variants. Kaspersky has released all the known keys required to unlock files encrypted by the CoinVault and Bitcryptor ransomware, giving victims the chance to get their files back without paying up.

The Moscow, Russia-based cybersecurity firm says both the variations of ransomware are now dead as all the decryption keys required to unlock systems infected with the malware are now in the public domain.

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