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Is CryptoDefense just a scam now?


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#1 Lord Andrew

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 09:36 PM

We payed the 2.5 btc for the CryptoDefense decrypt/key and it will not run (Error: Private key initialization error). Is CryptoDefense just a scam now? If not how can we fix this error?



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Posted 30 April 2014 - 06:34 AM

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

Reading that Guide will help you understand what CryptoDefense and How_Decrypt Ransomware does and provide information for how to deal with it and possibly decrypt/recover your files.

There is also a lengthy ongoing discussion in this topic: CryptoDefense - Newest cryptolocker variant. Rather than have everyone start individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any questions, comments or requests for assistance in that topic discussion.

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