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Help! Victem of Crypto Locker Virus

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#1 Greg58


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Posted 30 October 2013 - 04:36 PM

Anyone have a way to decrypt the word and excel files the were encrypted by the Crypto locker virus?

The Virus has been removed sucessfully    , but files remain encrypted.....

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 01:59 AM

Hello Greg -

Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), the site owner of BleepingComputer, has also created this tutorial:
CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

There is a lengthy ongoing discussion in this topic: Cryptolocker Hijack program.

Since this infection is so widespread, rather than have everyone start individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any questions or comments in that thread.


#3 CryptoLocker_Refund


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 11:12 AM

no you have to pay them.

But i have a post out there. Follow my lead from this thread.



YOu have a chance at getting your $300 back

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 08:59 AM

I am not much aware about this virus but its effect is devastating. It can badly effect business related files. One have to have an up to date security application to avoid its impact. but here is the problem that it is already being effected. I think it is not possible to decrypt it. For more information you can read this article http://blog.malwarebytes.org/intelligence/2013/10/cryptolocker-ransomware-what-you-need-to-know/

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 03:27 PM

@ delphysmith

No it's not possible to decrypt as noted in our own CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ here at BC as noted in by noknojon in Post #2.
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