If you can't dedicate the time to meet your free tool halfway, then it may be best to look to an alternative solution.
GandCrab has had more than 50,000 victims in less than one month but, as of today, there is a free tool provided by Bitdefender, the Romanian Police, the DIICOT and Europol on No More Ransom for GandCrab ransomware victims.
Security researchers have identified a ransomware variant that is available for free on the Dark Web and is even unregistered. The discovery comes at a time when the ransomware trade is running on handsome commissions.
Describing itself as the first free and automated certificate authority, Let's Encrypt, launches on 14 September.
Business users need to start looking for alternative options, say experts, and choose solutions that will continue to be supported.
SSH Communications Security has announced a free tool to scan and assess networks to provide a report on risk and compliance exposures in secure shell (SSH) environments.