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#1 DGL

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 07:05 AM

Hi Quietman7 I have the same problem. My files have .encrypted at the end I also have a ransom note if you need more info to point me in the right direction, thanks



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Posted 09 July 2015 - 07:48 AM

:welcome: to Bleeping Computer.

You are dealing with TorrentLocker which pretends to be CryptoLocker. Any files that are encrypted with TorrentLocker will have .encrypted appended to the end of the filename. When the encryption process is done, all of your computer drive letters will display a window that contains the ransom note and instructions on how to get your files back.

A repository of all current knowledge regarding TorrentLocker is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this topic: TorrentLocker (fake CryptoLocker) Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

More information in these articles:
* Analysis of ‘TorrentLocker’ – A New Strain of Ransomware Using Components of CryptoLocker and CryptoWall
* Cryptolocker variant Torrentlocker making new victims in NL
* TorrentLocker Ransomware Cracked and Decrypter has been made

There is also an ongoing discussion in this topic: TorrentLocker Ransomware (CryptoLocker copycat) Support and Discussion

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 that support topic discussion. Doing that will also ensure you receive proper assistance from our crypto malware experts since they may not see this thread. To avoid unnecessary confusion...this topic is closed.

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