Emsisoft releases a free decryptor for the ZeroFucks ransomware

Originally posted on July 28, 2019 @ 2:50 PM

Emsisoft ZeroFucks Decryptor

Technical details

ZeroFucks is a ransomware that encrypts files with AES-256 and replaces the filename with “.zerofucks”. For example, “Chrysanthemum.jpg” would be changed to “Chrysanthemum.zerofucks”.

The ransomware screen contains the following text:

ZeroFucks Ransomware GUI

All your important files have been encrypted.
If you want your files back, you need to pay €400 in Bitcoins.
After the payment is received, we will give you access to unlock your files.
Click on the Payment button to get more info.

If you don’t pay within 48 hours, the price will be doubled.
After another 24 hours, the price will be doubled again.
If you don’t pay within 96 hours your files will be destroyed.

Successful Emsisoft ZeroFucks Decryption

Download the ZeroFucks Decryptor Here.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out.

Katherine, author, Emsisoft, NY based.