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gerkaman@aol.com.xtbl ransomware


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#1 ChiefBC

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 08:33 PM

Hi.  I'm a new member.  My client's main computer was infected early Saturday morning.with ransomware which appended all files with gerkaman@aol.com.xtbl.  I don't understand how he contracted it nor how it even executed as he had the COMODO Firewall running with HIPS in Safe Mode.  When I remotely connected, COMODO popped up with a message about Clean_Gerk2.0.exe which is probably the encrypting program.  Has anyone seen this stuff and/or have any idea how to decrypt it?  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 10:29 PM

@ChiefBC

 

there's a similar theme, just e-mail the other, but I'm sure it's the same version of the encoder.

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/607680/filenameextensionid-numbervegclassaolcomxtbl/



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Posted 21 March 2016 - 05:33 AM

This infection has already been reported. There is an ongoing discussion in this topic where you can ask questions and seek further 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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