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Download Free Decrypter for MIRCOP Ransomware

Trend Micro discovered new ransomware that is called as MicroCop, on which Mosh, the security researcher, released its analysis. When MicroCop is installed, it will then encrypt your information by using the DES encryption and after that will prepend all encrypted files with Locked.string. As it were, a file known as test.jpg will be retitled after its encryption to Locked.test.jpg.

The MIRCOP ransomware surfaced during the end of June, and it had two unique features which made it look different from all the ransomware variants exposed each day.

Anonymous hackers usually employ one of the ransom notes of MIRCOP, which uses the masked Guy Fawkes figure. The ransom note, apparently from the robbed Anonymous hacker, threatens the user to return stolen money otherwise face payback.

Virusguides.com posted on July 4th, 2016, stating that the wallpaper of the victim will be changed by the virus to a background that shows a photograph of the Anonymous claiming that 48 bitcoins has been has stolen from them by the victim, and they will release the file only after getting the money back.

Nyxbone, a security researcher, and Trend Micro revealed the presence of this new family; and after three days, Gillespie had put together a decrypter for this threat.

Simply unzip file and then run that application. Original encrypted files will be kept in its place by the decrypter, so that even if the decryption routine fails, you will be able to use this without fearing of losing the original files.

Seemingly, this demand is very outrageous and is not from the Anonymous because 48 bitcoins is proportional to US$ 32,708.64. However, here more strange is the way attackers left the ransom note without informing the victim how to get in touch with them to pay ransom amount or to receive decryption key. To request such a crazy sum without even telling the user how to get back files is as low as you can get.

In the above case, good news is that Michael Gillespie creates the decrypter allowing a victim to retrieve their files for free. So anybody affected by the MicroCop ransomware, could simply download and then run decrypter to become normal.

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