Kaseya Obtains a Universal Decryptor to Support REvil Ransomware Victims

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The software vendor Kaseya said on Thursday that it has obtained a universal decryptor for unlocking systems and helping clients to recover data, according to The Hacker News. This happened almost three weeks after the broad-based supply chain ransomware attack on the company. 

It is unclear at this time whether Kaseya paid the ransom right away. It should be recalled that REvil cybercriminal partners asked for a $70 million ransom. This amount was subsequently lowered to $50 million, but that the gang had abruptly and mysteriously disappeared from the Internet and shut down payment sites along with data-leaking portals soon thereafter. 

In all, 1500 networks were believed to have been compromised, with the VSA remote…

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