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CryptoWall 2.0 Anything Good about Buying you Keys?


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#1 DischargedBits

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 09:47 AM

Greetings all,
Been Ransomwared, not asking for repair here. Likey will burn the laptop. Only the Pics are a heartfelt loss: Lessons.

So, is there anything good about buying your Keys? Do you gain the power of encryption? I'd think that if it is just two individual Keys, then its not so secure over time, unless its dynamic, even then the dynamo can be figured.

I had supported Lavabit and the feeling of secure data but Kinda an unorthodox way of supporting security.
I'm not COMPcompetent since Algol 60. Trying to look on the Bright Side.

Cheery Days,
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Posted 22 October 2014 - 03:22 PM


A repository of all current knowledge regarding CryptoWall & CryptoWall 2.0 is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this tutorial: CryptoWall and DECRYPT_INSTRUCTION Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

Reading that Guide will help you understand what CryptoWall & CryptoWall 2.0 does and provide information for how to deal with it and possibly decrypt/recover your files. At this time there is no fix tool for CryptoWall.

CryptoWall 2.0 uses its own TOR gateways...see Updated CryptoWall 2.0 ransomware released that makes it harder to recover files.

There is also a lengthy ongoing discussion in this topic: CryptoWall - new variant of CryptoDefense.

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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