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#1 cosgrove58


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Posted 05 May 2016 - 04:08 PM


we got hit by johnycryptor@aol.com. This is not the first time I have to deal with this kind of ransomware but this time it did not leave any ransom note and the worst is that we did not find the source.


We scanned all the computers and servers. We even scanned ours RDP but nothing.


I used the ID Ransomware but it could not determine my malware.


We have backups so its not that bad but I'm scare that tomorrow morning we will be in the same situation.



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Posted 05 May 2016 - 04:57 PM

These "@" ransomwares are part of a ransomware kit that different affiliates utilize with their own payment email addresses and they all have similar messages. This variant has already been reported....see I have got encrypted with _johnycryptor@aol.com

Kaspersky Lab has a utility called RakhniDecryptor that is able to brute force the decryption key for some of these <filename>.<extension>.id-random number_"@"variants but not all of them. As a precaution, you should always backup your encrypted files before running any tools.
Information and instructions for using RakhniDecryptor can be found here.

Kaspersky Lab also has a RannohDecryptor tool for decrypting some other types of <filename>"@".<random characters> "@" variants with extensions appended to the end.

There are going discussions in these related topics where you can ask questions and seek further assistance. Other victims have been directed there to share information, experiences and suggestions.Rather than have everyone with individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any more questions, comments or requests for assistance in the above support topic discussion...it includes experiences by experts, a variety of IT consultants, end users and company reps who have been affected by ransomware infections. 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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