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#1 mmjc23


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Posted 22 December 2015 - 05:30 PM

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I'm an Italian Vb.net developer

Cryptolocker encrypt my Home files

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#2 quietman7


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Posted 22 December 2015 - 06:14 PM

Welcome to BC.

The original CryptoLocker Ransomware which first appeared in the beginning of September 2013...does not exist anymore and hasn't since June 2014. There are several copycat and fake ransomware variants which use the CryptoLocker name but those infections are not the same. Any references to CryptoLocker and retrieving keys for it will not work anymore.

Are there any file extensions appended to your files...such as .ecc, .ezz, .exx, .zzz, .xyz, .aaa, .abc, .ccc, .vvv, .encrypted, .crinf, .XRNT, .XTBL, .crypt, .pzdc, .good, .LOL!, .OMG!, .RDM, .EnCiPhErEd, {CRYPTENDBLACKDC}, .vault, .HA3, .toxcrypt, .CTBL, .CTB2, or 6-7 length extension consisting of random characters?

Did you find any ransom note? These infections are created to alert victims that their data has been encrypted and demand a ransom payment. Check your documents folder for an image the malware typically uses for the background note. Check the C:\ProgramData (or C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data) for a randomly named .html, .txt, .png, .bmp, .url file.

These are some examples:

How_To_Recover_Files.txt, ReadDecryptFilesHere.txt, Help_Decrypt.txt, About_Files.txt
RECOVERY_FILES.txt, DecryptAllFiles_<user name>.txt, encryptor_raas_readme_liesmich.txt
Howto_RESTORE_FILES_*****.txt, DecryptAllFiles_*******.txt (where * are 6-7 random characters)
RECOVERY_FILE_*****.txt, restore_files_*****.txt (where * are random characters)
howto_recover_file_*****.txt, _how_recover_*****.txt (where * are random characters)
how_recover+****.txt, recover_file_*****.txt, (where * are random characters)

Once you have identified which particular ransomware you are dealing with, I can direct you to the appropriate discussion topic for further assistance.

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