Antivirus vendor Bitdefender obtained the Bart decryption keys from the Romanian police.
Users who have had their files encrypted by any version of the Bart ransomware program are in luck: Antivirus vendor Bitdefender has just released a free decryption tool.
The Bart ransomware appeared back in June and stood out because it locked victims’ files inside ZIP archives encrypted with AES (Advanced Encryption Standard). Unlike other ransomware programs that used RSA public-key cryptography and relied on a command-and-control server to generate key pairs, Bart was able to encrypt files even in the absence of an internet connection.
To read the entire article, please click here.