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Possible Cryptolocker Infection?

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Posted 17 October 2014 - 09:26 PM

To start with, I am reasonably computer savvy. I have dealt with a few virus' and malware before and I am almost always successful in removing it or solving the problem. 

I'll start at the top, I just recently moved and while moving I noticed/realized both my monitors are using DVI cables. So on the 15th I went to radioshack and bought 2 HDMI cables. Long story short, one monitor doesn't have a HDMI slot, my main one does. After switching the cables I had some blurry spots on my screen. I updated my video card drivers to AMD's newest one. FYI, I have an HD 5700. I removed my old drivers completely using AMD's uninstall feature, which I have never had a problem with before. Restarted the PC and then installed the new drivers, restarted the PC again. My blurry screen remained and in addition the Catalyst drivers immediately crashed. I assumed this was just a bad install of the drivers and promptly removed them, rebooted, reinstalled and rebooted again and met the same problem. I simple Google search yielded that the drivers had some sort of problem with a specific file. I decided to just download the previous driver version instead, uninstalled current drivers, rebooted and installed the newly downloaded driver and rebooted again. Fuzzy problem remained on screen, drivers weren't crashing though. Decided to say F*** it and use the DVI cable and would just return the HDMI's and not worry about it.


It was at this point I noticed the same text file in several folders. "DECRYPT_INSTRUCTION.txt"  Doing a little digging I found this text file in nearly every folder on my two storage drives and in a lot of different folders on C drive. Reading the text of the file I knew this was a virus or an infection of some kind. (If you want to read it...sorry but Google the file name, probably the first one on the list). If you don't know, the virus encrypts files on your pc and forces you to pay money to a website for a decryption key and tool in order to get your files back. In order to combat this I downloaded malware bytes and a program called STOPzilla. STOPzilla turned out to be trash in my opinion, and I had some difficulty removing it after realizing it was of very little help. STOPzilla did find some files but they were 90% cookies, there was a trojan it found but it is from a program that helps with product keys that I have had for years on multiple pc's and I know its harmless. Malwarebytes found nothing and I also just finished doing a HouseCall scan from TRENDmicro, it also found nothing. 
Some of my programs are no longer functioning correctly and the majority of my photo's, music, movies are no longer able to be played. I have tried going to a site that says it decrypts files that have been encrypted from Cryptolocker but it did not work. Saying that the files are not infected with the virus. I have also not received any pop programs on my computer telling me to go to a website and pay any money. I don't even know if the virus/infection is still on my PC.

Basically I have more or less just decided I want to format my C drive and just do a fresh Windows install, however I am reasonably certain this will NOT give me access to all my music/movies/photo's stored on my other two drives which is my primary concern. My question is, how do I get this stuff back? Or is it that windows photo viewers and my current programs are infected making them not function correctly to open the files that are actually fine?

I am capable of providing screen shots or even doing a live stream(Provided I dont have to reset the PC) of anything you want me to look at. Thanks for you're time.




DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer:   BrowserJavaVersion: 10.71.2
Run by Draklian at 18:55:49 on 2014-10-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.16335.10427 [GMT -7:00]
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\logishrd\LVMVFM\UMVPFSrv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbamscheduler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe
E:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
E:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver
C:\Program Files (x86)\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\D-Link\D-Link Xtreme N Dual Band DWA-160\AirNCFG.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Corsair\K90 Keyboard\K90Hid.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Corsair\K90 Keyboard\CorsTra.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Battle.net\Battle.net.5134\Battle.net.exe
E:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\steamwebhelper.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
E:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\steamwebhelper.exe
E:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\steamwebhelper.exe
E:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
uURLSearchHooks: {6c97a91e-4524-4019-86af-2aa2d567bf5c} - <orphaned>
mWinlogon: Userinit = c:\windows\syswow64\userinit.exe,
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program 
Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:
\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\jp2ssv.dll
uRun: [Messenger (Yahoo!)] "E:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Messenger
\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
uRun: [Steam] "E:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -silent
uRun: [Skype] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /minimized /regrun
uRun: [Battle.net] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Battle.net\Battle.net Launcher.exe" --
uRun: [HydraVisionDesktopManager] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies
mRun: [USB3MON] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host 
Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe"
mRun: [ANIWZCS2Service] C:\Program Files (x86)\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exe
mRun: [D-Link D-Link Xtreme N Dual Band DWA-160] C:\Program Files (x86)\D-Link\D-Link 
Xtreme N Dual Band DWA-160\AirNCFG.exe
mRun: [Corsair laver] C:\Program Files (x86)\Corsair\K90 Keyboard\K90Hid.exe
mRun: [LWS] C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe -hide
mRun: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
mRun: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static
\amd64\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update
dRunOnce: [SPReview] "C:\Windows\System32\SPReview\SPReview.exe" /sp:1 
StartupFolder: C:\Users\Draklian\AppData\Roaming\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs
\Startup\ZENIMA~1.LNK - E:\Program Files (x86)\Zenimax Online\Launcher
uPolicies-Explorer: NoDriveTypeAutoRun = dword:145
mPolicies-Explorer: NoActiveDesktop = dword:1
mPolicies-Explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = dword:1
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = dword:0
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = dword:3
mPolicies-System: EnableLUA = dword:0
mPolicies-System: EnableUIADesktopToggle = dword:0
mPolicies-System: PromptOnSecureDesktop = dword:0
IE: Open Client to monitor &1 - C:\Windows\web\AOpenClient.htm
IE: Open Client to monitor &2 - C:\Windows\web\AOpenClient.htm
TCP: NameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{2BF2F0E1-01B1-4243-8E78-E4298209C425} : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{2BF2F0E1-01B1-4243-8E78-E4298209C425}\2656C6B696E6E2130343 : 
DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{2BF2F0E1-01B1-4243-8E78-
E4298209C425}\2656C6B696E6E2130343E2D656469616 : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{2BF2F0E1-01B1-4243-8E78-E4298209C425}\442716B6 : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{E9F2D67F-969C-436D-84A2-CF2C8F8BD3BE} : DHCPNameServer =
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\Program Files 
(x86)\Common Files\Skype\Skype4COM.dll
SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
mASetup: {8A69D345-D564-463c-AFF1-A69D9E530F96} - "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google
\Chrome\Application\38.0.2125.104\Installer\chrmstp.exe" --configure-user-settings --
verbose-logging --system-level --multi-install --chrome
x64-Run: [RTHDVCPL] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe -s
x64-Run: [Launch LCore] C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe /minimized
x64-Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - <orphaned>
x64-SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R0 asahci64;asahci64;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\asahci64.sys [2012-1-6 49760]
R0 gfibto;gfibto;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\gfibto.sys [2013-3-25 14456]
R0 iusb3hcs;Intel® USB 3.0 Host Controller Switch Driver;C:\Windows
\System32\drivers\iusb3hcs.sys [2013-2-6 19264]
R1 JSWPSLWF;JumpStart Wireless Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\jswpslwfx.sys 
[2013-2-6 26624]
R2 AMD External Events Utility;AMD External Events Utility;C:\Windows
\System32\atiesrxx.exe [2014-4-17 239616]
R2 MBAMScheduler;MBAMScheduler;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
\mbamscheduler.exe [2014-10-16 1871160]
R2 MBAMService;MBAMService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
\mbamservice.exe [2014-10-16 968504]
R2 UMVPFSrv;UMVPFSrv;C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\UMVPFSrv.exe 
[2012-1-18 450848]
R3 arusb_lhx;D-Link DWA-160 device driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\dwarusb_lhx.sys 
[2013-2-6 554496]
R3 asmthub3;ASMedia USB3 Hub Service;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\asmthub3.sys [2011-
11-3 130536]
R3 asmtxhci;ASMEDIA XHCI Service;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\asmtxhci.sys [2011-11-3 
R3 AtiHDAudioService;AMD Function Driver for HD Audio Service;C:\Windows
\System32\drivers\AtihdW76.sys [2013-12-19 94720]
R3 CompFilter64;UVCCompositeFilter;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\lvbflt64.sys [2012-1-18 
R3 CORSGKB;Corsair Gaming Keyboard;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CORSGKB.sys [2013-2-6 
R3 iusb3hub;Intel® USB 3.0 Hub Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\iusb3hub.sys 
[2013-2-6 357184]
R3 iusb3xhc;Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver;C:\Windows
\System32\drivers\iusb3xhc.sys [2013-2-6 789824]
R3 LADF_CaptureOnly;LADF Capture Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers
\ladfGSCamd64.sys [2011-4-11 410184]
R3 LADF_RenderOnly;LADF Render Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers
\ladfGSRamd64.sys [2011-4-11 341832]
R3 LGBusEnum;Logitech GamePanel Virtual Bus Enumerator Driver;C:\Windows
\System32\drivers\LGBusEnum.sys [2009-11-23 22408]
R3 LGSHidFilt;Logitech Gaming KMDF HID Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers
\LGSHidFilt.Sys [2012-10-2 66360]
R3 LGVirHid;Logitech Gamepanel Virtual HID Device Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers
\LGVirHid.sys [2009-11-23 16008]
R3 LVRS64;Logitech RightSound Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\lvrs64.sys 
[2012-1-18 351136]
R3 LVUVC64;Logitech HD Webcam C510(UVC);C:\Windows\System32\drivers\lvuvc64.sys [2012
-1-18 4865568]
R3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys [2014-10-16 25816]
R3 MBAMSwissArmy;MBAMSwissArmy;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\MBAMSwissArmy.sys [2014-10
-16 129752]
R3 MBAMWebAccessControl;MBAMWebAccessControl;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mwac.sys 
[2014-10-16 63704]
RUnknown szkg5;szkg5; [x]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;C:
\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2012-7-9 104912]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_64;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X64;C:
\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2012-7-8 123856]
S3 HtcVCom32;HTC Diagnostic Port;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\HtcVComV64.sys [2010-3-8 
S3 jswpsapi;Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup;C:\Program Files (x86)\D-Link\D-Link Xtreme 
N Dual Band DWA-160\JSWUtilVst\jswpsapi.exe [2013-2-6 954368]
S3 LVPr2M64;Logitech LVPr2M64 Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\LVPr2M64.sys [2010-5
-7 30304]
S3 RdpVideoMiniport;Remote Desktop Video Miniport Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers
\rdpvideominiport.sys [2013-2-6 20992]
S3 TsUsbFlt;TsUsbFlt;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\TsUsbFlt.sys [2014-2-17 59392]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;C:\Windows\System32\Wat
\WatAdminSvc.exe [2014-2-17 1255736]
SUnknown is3srv;is3srv; [x]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2014-10-18 01:13:28 175528 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\tmcomm.sys
2014-10-17 02:29:25 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Draklian\AppData
\Roaming\Riot Games
2014-10-17 02:02:20 -------- d-----w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\directx
2014-10-17 01:58:38 311428 ----a-w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
2014-10-17 01:58:38 188548 ----a-w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
2014-10-17 01:51:31 98216 ----a-w- C:\Windows
2014-10-17 00:05:08 129752 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers
2014-10-17 00:04:58 93400 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers
2014-10-17 00:04:58 63704 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mwac.sys
2014-10-17 00:04:58 25816 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys
2014-10-17 00:04:58 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files 
(x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
2014-10-16 23:47:33 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Draklian\AppData
2014-10-16 23:05:58 -------- d-----w- C:\ProgramData\STOPzilla!
2014-10-16 22:58:12 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Draklian\AppData
2014-10-16 02:17:04 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\AMD AVT
2014-10-16 02:17:03 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common 
Files\ATI Technologies
2014-10-16 02:16:34 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI 
2014-10-16 02:16:06 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files\ATI 
2014-10-16 02:13:05 -------- d-----w- C:\AMD
2014-10-16 02:03:00 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files\AMD
2014-10-15 18:11:14 -------- d-----w- C:\Windows
2014-10-15 12:19:15 11578928 ----a-w- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft
\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\{33B792DD-4BC5-4533-90D7-
2014-10-06 03:42:00 -------- d-----r- C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype
2014-09-19 08:36:42 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Draklian\AppData
2014-09-19 08:36:42 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Draklian\AppData
\Local\id Software
==================== Find3M  ====================
2014-10-16 23:02:32 2868224 ----a-w- C:\Windows\explorer.exe
2014-09-15 16:06:02 278152 ------w- C:\Windows\System32\MpSigStub.exe
============= FINISH: 18:55:56.53 ===============

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