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Cryptodefense Help

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#1 Drfever


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Posted 22 April 2015 - 12:06 PM

I was hit with Cryptodefense ransomware.    The folks at Symantec were able to clean my computer of the virus but I've been left with encrypted photos.   Thankfully only folders on my desktop were hit but these pictures mean a lot to me.


Is there anyway to decrypt these files?   Windows can't open them.  Shadowexplorer can't help.


Is there any known method to recovery them?

Edited by hamluis, 22 April 2015 - 12:45 PM.
Moved from Am I Infected to Gen Security - Hamluis.

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#2 Aura


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Posted 22 April 2015 - 12:39 PM

Hi Drfever :)

Sadly, if you were hit by CryptoDefense after April 1st 2014, there's no way to decrypt your files for free. For more information about CryptoDefense and how you could go about recovering the files that were encrypted, take a look at the CryptoDefense FAQ below.


For support regarding the CryptoDefense infection, you should post in the Support thread that was created for it. This way, all the information and support is centralized in one place and not in hundred of threads.

CryptoDefense - Newest cryptolocker variant - Details inside

Sorry that it happened to you.

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#3 hamluis



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Posted 22 April 2015 - 12:45 PM

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