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Does Cryptolocker affects previously encrypted pdf's?


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#1 wad2k

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 09:45 AM

Does anyone know if  Cryptolocker affects previously encrypted password protected pdf's that are encrypted using "high strength encryption" through pfdprotect online tool? Would these files be safe?



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 03:01 PM

Fabian Wosar already answered your question in the Cryptolocker Hijack program (Post #829) topic.

 

 

Does anyone know if Cryptolocker affects previously encrypted password protected pdf's that are encrypted using "high strength encryption" through pfdprotect online tool? Would these files be safe?

No, they won't. CriLock will still encrypt them.

 


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