Ransomware has been the trending topic of conversation in 2016. Particularly during the months of March, April and May Google Trends shows the cyber attack is on the minds of everyone surfing the web. One of these online threats was the infamous TeslaCrypt application that has made headlines lately by infecting gamers on an extensive level. The program locks up the user’s files and demand Bitcoins in order to receive the decryption key. However, it was recently reported that the organization of hackers who created the ransomware has released the keys to unlock the program.
Attacks with deployed versions of ransomware have been reported on quite steadily lately and for good reason as solutions are appearing shortly after by many security organizations. One such resource a publication called Welivesecurity is a group of ESET experts publishing helpful support information for the public. Welivesecurity recently revealed they had contacted the hacker-group who created TeslaCrypt through the support line that victims use to mitigate the ransom process. The ESET security experts asked for the