Ransomware help resources

What is ransomware?

Ransomware is digital extortion.

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What is ransomware?

Report

Currently ransomware is the purview of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) (Source: 1).

You can report cyber incidents to the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (3CS).

Report a cyber incident - Canadian Centre for Cyber Security
Details on cyber security incidents and how to recover from them.

Self-help

If you want to try recovering your data yourself, the No More Ransom Project is a good place to start.

Decryption Tools | The No More Ransom Project
IMPORTANT! Before downloading and starting the solution, read the how-to guide. Make sure you remove the malware from your system first, otherwise it will repeatedly lock your system or encrypt files. Any reliable antivirus solution can do this for you.

Currently, ransomware is the purview of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) (Source: 1), and is a good source for more information.

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Sources

  1. https://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm