Posts Tagged ‘Trojan’

bitbucket decrypt bitcrypt

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The evil bitcrypt malware, which encrypts files on hijacked pc and offers the decryption key

for a payment of 260 € has a serious flaw in the encryption design, Heise reported.

Fabien Perigaud und Cedric Pernet from managed to find out that the used RSA-Key

had a length of 128 instead of 128 Byte; So they were able to crack the 426 bit key in 43 hours.

The free python-script is here available. Cool stuff 🙂