After a relatively short wait, Bitdefender Labs and Kaspersky have released decryptors for the Shade ransomware for free. Both companies have pages dedicated to walking victims through the decryption process. Just over a week ago, the operators behind the Shade ransomware (also known as Troldesh) created a GitHub repository full of decryption keys for all of their victims. Included with this were over 750,000 keys from individual infections and five “master” keys. With all keys being made available, researchers have everything they need to create a decryptor for any victim to recover their files.
By Anthony Zampino Introduction Leading up to the most recent Russian invasion of Ukraine in