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A new .encrypted threat?

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#1 3J Kernel

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 04:35 AM

Good morning:

I have seen a new case here in Spain of .encrypted files format via mail. I think .encrypted format is Crypt0l0cker and Torrentlocker format (?) but I don't know if this is a wave of the same Torrentlocker virus or maybe it is a new version with the same encryption format.Please ask me the files you need to analyze.

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#2 Demonslay335


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Posted 08 April 2016 - 10:18 AM

Indeed, ".encrypted" is typically Crypt0L0cker if the infected system was a PC. If it was a Mac, it could be KeRanger (much rarer).


The easiest way to confirm would be with the ransom note. It will usually actually say "Crypt0L0cker" in it. You can also upload a ransom note to the service in my signature. It will detect all of the multi-lingual versions of the ransom note (that I'm aware of). I've seen a lot of confirmations come through from Spain and Italy lately.

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 01:58 PM

A repository of all current knowledge regarding Crypt0L0cker (TorrentLocker) is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this topic: TorrentLocker (fake CryptoLocker) Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

There are ongoing discussions in these topics 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 more questions, comments or requests for assistance in one of those support topic discussions. To avoid unnecessary confusion...this topic is closed.

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