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Back up Drives

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#1 PackLeader


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Posted 13 November 2013 - 01:21 PM

Hi everyone...this is my first post. My computer is set up with 2 raid 0 arrays an a 500gig back up drive...does CryptoLocker attack all visible drives?

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 04:01 PM

Yes.  CryptoLocker will attempt to encrypt any writable drive letter it can find -- local, USB, or mapped to another host.


I just posted a procedure that should help your backup drive remain safe.  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/514250/making-a-backup-disk-cryptolocker-proof/

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 08:37 AM

A repository of all current knowledge regarding Cryptolocker is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this tutorial: CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ
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