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By Bruce Sussman
Tue | Jan 15, 2019 | 5:17 AM PST

Are you in the middle of a ransomware cyber attack and need some quick remediation help to unlock your computer or network?

Thankfully, you have more free options than ever before because of a ransomware tool site that has grown tremendously.

In 2019, the site offers:

  • 59 free ransomware decryption tools
  • Help decrypting and unlocking 91 ransomware families
  • Instructions in 35 languages

The site, No More Ransom Project, is a joint effort by government and many cybersecurity companies around the globe.

According to Europol, the site has kept at least $22 million in ransom out of the pockets of criminals during its nearly three-year existence.

Most recently, a universal decryption tool for the aggressive file-locking GandCrab malware was released on the portal by the Romanian National Police, Europol, and Bitdefender. That tool alone has helped ransomware victims in more than 150 countries.

This is certainly a reminder of the global scale of cybercrime and ransomware, and why security leaders will collaborate at 2019 SecureWorld cybersecurity conferences across North America.

Collaboration clearly makes a difference.

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