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Who has been infected with Coinvault?


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#1 scocker626

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Posted 14 November 2014 - 10:50 AM

Hi, I have been brought to this forum by looking for help on removing the Virus? Spywhere? dont know what the hell it is! All i can say that in 25 years working with computers I have never had anything so vicious on any computer.

 

Browsing the internet yesterday I had a window pop up saying my files have been encrypted and demanding a bitcoin payment for decryption. I actually laughed at this and tried t close the window but ended up keeping my finger pressed on power button ha ha - it wont get the better on me I say. Upon reboot the same window came up and my Fu******* background had changed to some message......Still not really panicking I thought I would check my files and lo and behold they were FU***** encrypted all the dam lot, all documents, pdf, photos, mp4s etc etc.

 

I looked for ways to remove this virus and followed instruction on this site to great success. I managed to get the shadow backup sorted and after a few hours got it all spick and spam.......But oh no let me check my backup drive, my 2 tetra byte hard drive that has got 15 years worth of documents, photos of my children growing up, mp4 videos of my children growing up etc etc all the FU***** lot had been encrypted. The thing that really pissed me off (apart from losing 15 years of memories) was my AVAST antivirus did not see a thing, EVERYTHING IS GOOD in lovely green letters was still being displayed in AVAST - what a joke eh?

 

Anyway, quick question....has my data really gone forever? still cant believe it.

 

 

 

 



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