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cerber and cerber3

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#1 meineMeinung


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Posted 31 August 2016 - 05:59 AM

Hello to you all!

Some costumer of mine were infected and encrypted with cerber and cerber3. Is there any possibility to decrypt their files? Most are pictures and pdf´s.

Thank you in advanced and greetings from Austria!


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#2 Demonslay335


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Posted 31 August 2016 - 06:30 AM

I'm afraid it is a new version of Cerber discovered just yesterday that uses ".cerber3". I haven't seen a technical analysis of it, but seeing as the previous version is still uncrackable after they patched the exploit in the servers CheckPoint was using, I would not expect this one to be decryptable at this point.


More information is available in the support topic. I'm not aware of any differences in behaviour other than the change in extension and name of the ransom note.

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Posted 31 August 2016 - 08:22 AM

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. Other victims have been directed there to share information, experiences and suggestions. To avoid unnecessary confusion, this topic is closed.

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