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.crypted ransomeware nemucod

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#1 heflecks


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Posted 06 August 2016 - 02:03 AM

how can i get help in decrypting my pc from this virus im in melbourne australia im not to good with all the online help so would like to take it some where .i have paid the ransom 4 days late is that i listened to too many experts and wasted my time and after paying i still have no key i need help please i havnt backed any files so cannot wipe harddrive and tried system restore and cannot do

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Posted 07 August 2016 - 09:40 AM

Any files that are encrypted with Nemucod Ransomware will have the .crypted extension appended to the end of the encrypted data filename and leave files (ransom notes) named DECRYPT.TXT.

A decryptor solution is provided by Fabian Wosar here (Post #69)...Unfortunately, the newest version of the malware uses 7-zip to encrypt the files and cannot be dencrypted.

Note: In some cases Nemucod will skip encrypting files despite appending the extension...it adds the extension first, then encrypts in a different manner so renaming the file and removing the .crypted extension should retore the file. Emsisoft's Decrypter for Nemucod has been updated to handle the files that are not really encrypted and only need to be renamed.

There is an ongoing discussion in this topic 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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