Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

.micro ransomware -> password safety


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
2 replies to this topic

#1 Meehael

Meehael

  • Members
  • 8 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:03:01 AM

Posted 01 February 2016 - 02:48 AM

Hi,

 

I got attacked by .micro ransomware. Did it have access to stored passwords in Internet Explorer and Google Chrome, if I used the "Remember Password" function?

Should I change all the passwords?

 

Thanks



BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Nikhil_CV

Nikhil_CV

    Vestibulum Bleep


  • Members
  • 1,145 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:err: Destination unreachable! bash!
  • Local time:07:31 AM

Posted 01 February 2016 - 02:59 AM

TeslaCrypt (.VVV, .CCC, etc Files) Decryption Support Requests
 

 

Should I change all the passwords?

I don't think you should. All it does is to encrypt your personal files and demand for ransom.

 

For more quires, please use the above topic.


Edited by Nikhil_CV, 01 February 2016 - 02:59 AM.

Regards : CV                                                                                                    There is no ONE TOUCH key to security!
                                                                                                                                       Be alert and vigilant....!
                                                                                                                                  Always have a Backup Plan!!! Because human idiotism doesn't have a cure! Stop highlighting!
                                                     Questions are to be asked, it helps you, me and others.  Knowledge is power, only when its shared to others.            :radioactive: signature contents © cv and Someone....... :wink:

#3 quietman7

quietman7

    Bleepin' Janitor


  • Global Moderator
  • 51,386 posts
  • ONLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Virginia, USA
  • Local time:10:01 PM

Posted 01 February 2016 - 07:49 AM


There currently is no way of decrypting TeslaCrypt 3.0 .xxx, .ttt, or .micro variants since they use a different protection/key exchange algorithm, a different method of key storage and the key for them cannot be recovered. The .xxx, .ttt and .micro variants do not have a SharedSecret*PrivateKey so they are not supported by the current version of TeslaViewer. If infected with any of these extensions, backup all your encrypted files, send BloodDolly a private message with a link to few encrypted files after uploading them to SendSpace (see instructions in Post #1) and wait for solution.

There is an ongoing discussion in the support topic link provided by Nikhil_CV where you can ask questions and seek further assistance.

You can also post comments in the related BC News article: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, particularly the last if dealing with one of the newer variants. 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.

Thanks
The BC Staff
.
.
Windows Insider MVP 2017-2018
Microsoft MVP Reconnect 2016
Microsoft MVP Consumer Security 2007-2015 kO7xOZh.gif
Member of UNITE, Unified Network of Instructors and Trusted Eliminators

If I have been helpful & you'd like to consider a donation, click 38WxTfO.gif




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users