Ransomware, malware that enables attackers to disable systems or encrypt your data until you pay them, is on the rise. If you've become the victim of an attack, these four decryption tools might save the day.
The tools, from antivirus provider Avast, are free to download and use, and they can tackle some of the most prominently used ransomware threats out there. The four tools will unlock and recover files on computers that have been infected with any of these common ransomware attacks:
- Alcatraz Locker
Avast also hopes to update these tools as ransomware attacks evolve. You can learn more about how each strain of ransomware works at their blog here. And you can download the decryption tools for free at the link below.
Free Ransomware Decryption Tools [Avast]