Nemty ransomware operation shuts down

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The operators of the Nemty ransomware have announced this week they were shutting down their service after ten months in operation, ZDNet has learned from a source in the infosec community.


But in an update posted on a dedicated topic on the Exploit hacking forum, the Nemty operator announced yesterday they were shutting down their service.

The Nemty operator gave victims a week to pay the ransom demands before the ransomware would shut down its infrastructure, and users would be unable to decrypt their files, even if they wanted to pay.

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