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Cryptowall Ransomware


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#1 AWS69

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Posted 25 April 2015 - 03:00 PM

This malware infected an old laptop that I was in the process of slowly decommisioning. Unfortunately before I could get all of the docs & pics I wanted to transfer from it I got this Ransomware malware that encryted everything...you know the effects.

 

I downloaded the 'decrypterfixer' which did successfully decrypt my pics. I should mention the old laptop is WinXP op system.

I downloaded the good pics onto a jump drive to copy to the new laptop, which is a Win 8 op sys and when I do so they are encrypted again, as if they were never repaired. If I look at the pics on the Win 8 system on this jump drive, they're encrypted. When I take that jump drive and stick it back in the XP laptop, they are perfect.

 

So the obvious question is, why is this happening?

 

BTW, no luck w/ decrypterfix on any of my .doc, excel or pdf files.

 

Any help greatly appreciated.



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:23 AM

Greetings,

Sorry for the delay. I think you would be better served if you post your issue in the Cryptowall Support Topic. They can offer you more specialized help.


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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:23 AM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.
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