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Need help - CryptoLocker variant

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#1 Cmok01


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Posted 02 June 2016 - 06:34 AM


I was infected with a variant of the virus CryptoLocker. Please help decrypting my files. The sample I will send through the form.

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Posted 02 June 2016 - 07:02 AM

More information is needed.

Are there any file extensions appended to your files?

Did you find any ransom notes? These infections are created to alert victims that their data has been encrypted and demand a ransom payment. They typically are found in every directory where data was encrypted. 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.

You can submit samples of encrypted files and ransom notes to ID Ransomware for assistance with possible identification and confirmation.

Samples of any encrypted files, ransom notes or suspicious executables (installer, malicious files, attachments) that you suspect were involved in causing the infection can be submitted here (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/submit-malware.php?channel=168) with a link to this topic.

Once we have identified/confirmed which particular ransomware you are dealing with, we can direct you to the appropriate discussion topic for further assistance.
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#3 Cmok01

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Posted 02 June 2016 - 08:27 AM


I've already sent the sample file via (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/submit-malware.php?channel=168) with a link to this topic.

Is it enough to identify the problem?

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Posted 02 June 2016 - 04:48 PM

I don't see a submission from you in the channel - I could be simply overlooking it, there's several recently.


It would be best to submit a ransom note and encrypted file to the ID Ransomware service in my signature, that is it's purpose. The BleepingComputer submission channel is more for malicious files, if you can locate the actual malware itself for analysis.


If ID Ransomware cannot identify the ransomware, you may post the case SHA1 it gives you here for me to manually inspect the files for you.

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