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ALL MY FILES EXTINCTIONS CHANGED TO .CCC


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#1 ashmak

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Posted 02 December 2015 - 07:26 AM

All My files extensions  suddenly changed to .ccc i tried all the ways i know to fix this problem but no hope...

 

is there any chance to fix this???

 

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Posted 02 December 2015 - 08:26 AM

You are dealing with a newer variant of TeslaCrypt/Alpha Crypt. TeslaCrypt includes several known versions and extension variants to include: .ecc, .ezz, .exx, .zzz, .xyz, .aaa, .abc, .ccc., .vvv...as described here.

Any files that are encrypted with the newer variant of TeslaCrypt will have the .exx, .xyz, .zzz, .aaa, .abc, .ccc or .vvv extension appended to the end of the filename. The .aaa/.abc/.ccc/.vvv variants leave .html, .txt, files (ransom notes) with names like RECOVERY_FILE_*****.txt, restore_files_*****.txt, recover_file_*****.txt, HOWTO_RESTORE_FILES_*****.txt, howto_recover_file_*****.txt, _how_recover_*****.txt (where * are random characters). Some of the new variants pretend to be CryptoWall 3.0.

A repository of all current knowledge regarding TeslaCrypt, Alpha Crypt and newer variants is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this topic: TeslaCrypt and Alpha Crypt Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

Information about and support for decrypting files affected by Alpha Crypt & TeslaCrypt ransomware can be found in this topic:
TeslaDecoder released to decrypt .EXX, .EZZ, .ECC files encrypted by TeslaCrypt

Unfortunately there is no way to decrypt the newer TeslaCrypt variants (.xyz, .zzz, .aaa, .abc, .ccc) without Tesla's private key. These variants no longer store any data files on the local disk and information stored in the registry as binary data only contains public keys and each shared secret.

There is an ongoing discussion in this topic where you can ask questions and seek assistance.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 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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