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Infected with CryptoWall 3.0


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#1 brian.top-rasmussen

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Posted 14 August 2015 - 02:45 AM

I have a client who became infected with CryptoWall 3.0, but it newer started encrypting files.

It was stopped as they was asked for Admin user + pwd to start the VSSadmin comandline interface.

There was no files left named HELP_DECRYPT.txt / .html / .png in any folder (all folders has been scanned) as i have seen it on another case.

 

I have collected the source file, registry entries made with unique machineID and other stuff.

Would you be interested in these files ?

 

I have removed the thread and the user has been given a new TS user profile.

 

 

Best regards.

 

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Posted 14 August 2015 - 06:15 AM

A repository of all current knowledge regarding CryptoWall, CryptoWall 2.0 & CryptoWall 3.0 is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this topic: CryptoWall and DECRYPT_INSTRUCTION Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

Reading that Guide will help you understand what CryptoWall (including versions 2.0 & 3.0) does and provide information for how to deal with it.

At this time there is no fix tool and Decryption of any CryptoWall Files...is impossible since there is no way to retrieve the private key that can be used to decrypt your files without paying the ransom. The only other alternative is to save your data as is and wait for possible updates...meaning, what seems like an impossibility at the moment (decryption of your data) there is always hope someday there may be a breakthrough or possible solution so save the encrypted data and wait until that time.

There are also ongoing discussions in these topics: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 one of those topic discussions. 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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