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#1 GeekitClean

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 01:51 PM

I'm aware of the dangers of this infection. But is there anyway to make files impossible to encrypt in the first place?

Edit: Moved topic from Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs to the more appropriate forum, due to the absence of any malware logs in the topic. ~ Animal

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:03 PM

Take a look here: CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ and at this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/506924/cryptolocker-hijack-program/ The malware variant is discussed at length.

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 07:00 AM

Anyone can make a program that encrypts files using standard or non-standard methods. MS can't stop that.

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