Avaddon ransomware shuts down and releases decryption keys

Lawrence Abrams reports:

The Avaddon ransomware gang has shut down operation and released the decryption keys for their victims to BleepingComputer.com.

This morning, BleepingComputer received an anonymous tip pretending to be from the FBI that contained a password and a link to a password-protected ZIP file.

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In total, the threat actors sent us 2,934 decryption keys, where each key corresponds to a specific victim

Read more on BleepingComputer.

Related:  Avaddon ransomware operation shuts down and releases decryption keys  (The Record)

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