It is suggested to use the same decoder for AtomSilo and LockFile. The researchers explain that these ransomware strains are very similar to each other, so it was possible to create a single tool for them.
The company emphasizes that the decoder may not be able to cope with files with unknown and proprietary formats or without extensions at all.
It is reported that specialists managed to crack the malware using information received from the researcher RE-CERT. In the middle of this month, he wrote on Twitter that he found a way to hack AtomSilo and [...]
These credentials were allegedly copied from vulnerable devices last summer. The attackers say that the vulnerability used to collect information has already been fixed, but many of the credentials are still valid.
Bleeping Computer writes that the list of credentials was released free of charge by hacker Orange, who is the administrator of the recently launched hack forum RAMP and a former operator of Babuk.
Previously, due to disagreements between members of the hack group Bubuk, Orange separated from the team to found RAMP, [...]