Got hit by a nasty ransomware? Don’t worry Avast have a free solution for you how to get your data back and computer to the previous state without paying a cent to hackers.

If you never heart of ransomware, it’s a pretty bad type of malware which basically encrypts all your files, lock-down the computer and ask you the pay serious money (hundreds or even thousands of dollars) to hackers for the unlock. Yes, a pure blackmailing. Below is the example of such message from the NoobCrypt ransomware.

NoobCrypt Ransomware Message Alert

NoobCrypt Ransomware Message Alert

If your computer is infected, the best way to tell by what kind of ransomware is through the file extensions of the encrypted files. For example Alcatraz Locker changes your files to ‘.Alcatraz‘. Below is the full-list of all Avast anti-ransomware tools for a free download.

  • Alcatraz Locker (file extension .Alcatraz)
  • Apocalypse (file extension .encrypted, .FuckYourData, .locked, .Encryptedfile, or .SecureCrypted)
  • BadBlock 64-bit, BadBlock 32-bit (no file extension change)
  • Bart (file extension .bart.zip)
  • Crypt888 (file preposition Lock.)
  • CrySiS (file extension .johnycryptor@hackermail.com.xtbl, .ecovector2@aol.com.xtbl, .systemdown@india.com.xtbl, .Vegclass@aol.com.xtbl, .{milarepa.lotos@aol.com}, .CrySiS,.Greg_blood@india.com}.xtbl, .{savepanda@india.com}.xtbl, .{arzamass7@163.com}.xtbl)
  • Globe (file extension “.ACRYPT”, “.GSupport[0-9]”, “.blackblock”, “.dll555”, “.duhust”, “.exploit”, “.frozen”, “.globe”, “.gsupport”, “.kyra”, “.purged”, “.raid[0-9]”, “.siri-down@india.com”, “.xtbl”, “.zendrz”, or “.zendr[0-9]”)
  • Legion (file extension ._23-06-2016-20-27-23_$f_tactics@aol.com$.legion or .$centurion_legion@aol.com$.cbf)
  • NoobCrypt (no file extension change)
  • SZFLocker (file extension .szf)
  • TeslaCrypt (no file extension change)

Find more information and removal steps on our Avast Anti-Ransomware Decryption & Removal Tool page. Big kudos to Avast for making these available free to the World and saving many people’s data and money.

Source: Avast Releases Four Free Ransomware Decryptors

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