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Watching Cryptowall effect files right now!!! Help!!!

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#1 oldstyle_allstar


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:01 AM

I am watching as folders are being created and files being corrupted. There are files on the desktop that are changing and being moved into new folders that were just created.


Almost positive this is Cryptowall and wondering what I can do to stop this!



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#2 TsVk!


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:09 AM

disconnect from the internet and turn the computer off now!


The process will then be stopped and you can look at rescuing unencrypted files, though you will lose any encrypted ones.


If you choose to go this way.


It is a hard choice, you may wish to let it finish and pay the ransom :(

Edited by TsVk!, 19 November 2014 - 12:11 AM.

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