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files have been encrypted with the .encrypt extension

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#1 Perie


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Posted 21 June 2016 - 02:56 AM



I also have the same issue. Some of my files have been encrypted with the .encrypt extension.


Please how can i decrypt this?


Thank you

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Posted 21 June 2016 - 07:09 AM

Any files that are encrypted with Alpha Ransomware will have the .encrypt extension appended to the end of the encrypted data filename and leave files (ransom notes) named Read Me (How Decrypt) !!!!.txt.

You can submit samples of encrypted files and ransom notes to ID Ransomware for assistance with identification and confirmation. If ID Ransomware cannot identify the infection, you can post the case SHA1 it gives you in your next reply for Demonslay335 to manually inspect the files.

If the extension is actually .encrypted then that would be a different infection...TorrentLocker (Crypt0L0cker), Apocalypse, KeRanger OS X and Crypren Ransomware all add an .ecrypted extension to the end of filenames.
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