Grinler, the site owner of Bleeping Computer posted an article a few days ago.Author of Original Petya Ransomware Publishes Master Decryption Key
This key can decrypt all ransomware families part of the Petya family except NotPetya...This list includes:
* First Petya ransomware version (flashed white skull on red background during boot-up screens)
* Second Petya version that also included Mischa ransomware (flashed green skull on black background during boot-up screens)
* Third Petya version, also known as GoldenEye ransomware (flashed yellow skull on black background during boot-up screens)
...The key will only help those victims who cloned their drives and saved a copy of the encrypted data.
...This key won't help NotPetya victims because the NotPetya ransomware was created by "pirating" the original Petya ransomware and modifying its behavior by a process called patching. NotPetya used a different encryption routine and was proven to have no connection to the original Petya...
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