Hackers shut down Shade ransomware and release keys

The hackers behind the notorious Shade ransomware have shut down their operations and released over 750,000 decryption keys along with instructions to help victims decrypt their data.

The group, also known as Troldesh or Encoder.858 had been active since 2014, mostly targeting users in Russia and Ukraine. In a message left on a Github repository, the group revealed that it had stopped targeting victims since the end of 2019, however they did not reveal the reasons for shutting down. 

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Frederic M. Kolodziej

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