Law Enforcement Cracks Down on GrandGrab
9 September 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle LL.M.

On 17 June 2019, several European and international law enforcement agencies, together with Europol, released a decryption tool for the latest version of the most prolific ransomware family GrandCrab. With the tool, victims of ransomware can regain access to the electronic files encrypted by hackers on their computers or mobile devices without having to pay a ransom. The tool is available free of charge on

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EU Europol Cybercrime


Cornelia Riehle LL.M.

Academy of European Law (ERA)

Criminal Law

Deputy Head of Section