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Paradise Ransomware Uses RSA Encryption to Encrypt Your Files

Today, a victim of a new ransomware called Paradise posted in the BleepingComputer.com forums and uploaded a sample so we could take a look at it. While this ransomware is not revolutionary by any means, since it is in active distribution and a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS), I thought I would provide a brief analysis of how this ransomware works. Unfortunately, the Paradise Ransomware is not decryptable without paying the ransom and affected users should attempt to recover files via alternate methods.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

About Dean Alvarez

Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

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