back to article Got that itchy GandCrab feeling? Ransomware decryptor offers relief

White hats have released a free decryption tool for GandCrab ransomware, preventing the nasty spreaders of the DIY malware from asking their victims for money. GandCrab has been spreading since January 2018 via malicious advertisements that lead to the RIG exploit kit landing pages or via crafted email messages impersonating …

  1. Tromos

    All that's needed now is to round up some of the perps and stick them in a cell with a 16-digit combination lock and tell them they're free to go as soon as they can get out.

  2. JassMan

    Since this is only available as .EXE ...

    Does that mean that penguistas and lovers of veblen goods are free from the malware, or that Windoze is the only recognised OS on the planet.

    1. Tigra 07

      Re: Since this is only available as .EXE ...

      Provided you don't run a virtual machine of virtual Windows...Virtually

  3. Anonymous South African Coward Bronze badge

    Will blue unction work for this type of crabs?

    1. Anonymous South African Coward Bronze badge

      Nobody got this Spike Milligan reference? So sad.

  4. Alistair

    grand crab...

    And no mention of Garlic Butter or overdone sammiches or stews, no nod to the rectangular imitation sponge's occupation?

    Oh. Right. Wednesday -- Editors should have held off till friday on this one .....*wink*

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