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Crypt0l0cker Ransom virus

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#1 charleslee


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 02:29 AM

Hi Guys


Yesterday, My client had a very nasty virus crypt0l0cker.exe, it encrypted all files(doc, docx, excel, pdf, zip...) and deleted all shadow copies, asked for money to decrypt.

Anyone has any ideas how to decrypt them?





Edited by hamluis, 11 May 2015 - 05:52 PM.
Closed to avoid confusion, moved from Encryption to Gen Sec - Hamluis.

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#2 Angoid


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 02:39 AM

Hi charleslee,


There is a whole topic dedicated to this infection here:



Please follow that thread and ask any questions you might have in there, as that way all the information pertaining to this infection gets to stay in one place on the forum.

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Posted 12 May 2015 - 07:11 PM

From the above topic...

Crypt0L0cker (Torrentlocker) Update
...im going to advise any victims that are considering to pay to get their files back to NOT do it until otherwise stated that the virus creator is actually able to decrypt files again. I recommend that no victims pay the infection to get their files back, but i know this is not always an option, but if you proceed to do this now, you run the risk of losing your files and your money...The choice is ultimately up to you, but as it stands it seems no victim is getting a working decrypter after payment at this time.

More information about Crypt0L0cker can be found in this discussion topic: TorrentLocker changes it's name to Crypt0L0cker

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 the topic discussion link provided by Angoid. To avoid unnecessary confusion...this topic is closed.

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