Many ransomware decryption tools are actually just more ransomware

Search online for a tool to help unlock any files encrypted by ransomware and you may only find more ransomware, security experts warn. — dpa

When a piece of ransomware has encrypted all the files on your computer and is demanding money for it all to be unlocked, good advice is hard to come by and Google is not always your friend.

There's one thing you certainly shouldn't do: Start searching online for software to crack open the ransomware in the hope of being able to decrypt everything yourself.

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