Emsisoft releases free decryptor for Avest ransomware

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We just released a new free decryption tool for the Avest ransomware strain.

If you have been infected with this ransomware, please download the FREE decryption tool linked below and DO NOT PAY the ransom. A detailed guide is also included.

  • Download the Avest Decryptor here
Emsisoft Decryptor for Avest

Emsisoft Decryptor for Avest

Technical details

Avest is a strain of ransomware that encrypts victim’s files and appends the extension “.ckey().email().pack14” to the filename.

The ransomware also creates a ransom note (“!!!Readme!!!Help!!!.txt”) that contains the following text:

Problems with your data? Contact us: data1992(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)protonmail.com
key: [redacted id]

Successful decryption of files locked by Avest

Successful decryption of files locked by Avest

  • Download the Avest Decryptor here

Regardless of what the ransom note might say, our decryption tool can help you recover your files for free. Please get in touch with our support team if you have any questions.

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