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Ransomware has proven very lucrative for criminals. Many have extended their “business” models by adding ransomware to their malicious catalog. To help prevent personal data and files being held hostage by cybercriminals, we have previously, advised on how to avoid ransomware infections, and what to do if your files have already been held to ransom. In that article, we stated that:...


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I couldn't find the downloads on, but they are provided on AVG Now. Copied links here:

We prepared two separate decryption tools for this strain: one for the early versions of Apocalypse and the other one for the current version:

The BadBlock decryption tool can be found here:

Unfortunately, Crypt888 is a badly written piece of code, which means some of the encrypted files or folders will stay that way, even if you pay the fine, as their “official decryptor” may not work.

The AVG decryptor can be found here:

Note: Don’t be confused by another ransomware strain that renames files to a similar name – “”. It is NOT the same strain and it cannot be decrypted by this tool.

The decryptor is available here:

The decryptor for SZFLocker is available here:

The decryptor can be found here:

NB: I take no credit. Originally posted by @spaceoctopus Thanks for the share.