Emsisoft released a free decryption tool for Paradise ransomware


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Sep 5, 2017
Researchers at Emsisoft firm has released a new free tool to decrypt files encrypted by the Paradise ransomware

Security experts at Emsisoft have developed a tool to decrypt files encrypted by the Paradise ransomware.
This ransomware family encrypts files using Salsa20 and RSA-1024 and it appends several extensions to theis filenames.
“The Paradise ransomware encrypts victims using Salsa20 and RSA-1024, and appends one of several extensions such as “.paradise”, “2ksys19”, “.p3rf0rm4”, and “.FC”.” reads the post published by Emsisoft.
Below an example of a ransom note shared by the experts at Emsisoft.
Filename = “—==%$$$OPEN_ME_UP$$$==—.txt”
Your important files produced on this computer have been encrypted due a security problem.
If you want to restore then write to the online chat.

Online chat: Chat
Your operator: Support
Your personal ID: [redacted]

Enter your ID and e-mail in the chat that you would immediately answered.

Do not rename encrypted files.
Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software, it may cause permanent data loss.
Do not attempt to use the antivirus or uninstall the program.
This will lead to your data loss and unrecoverable.
Decoders of other users is not suitable to decrypt your files - encryption key is unique.
The decryptor for the ransomware is available at the following URL:

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