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Zepto/Locky Decryption Question

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#1 TriadaNetworks


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Posted 07 September 2016 - 09:04 AM

I have a user who was infected by Zepto. Didn't have backups of his local systems and the recovery methods described (shadow explorer, recuva, etc.) did not work.


so we went the ransom payment route to retrieve data...unfortunately. After struggling with figuring out why it wasn't running (webroot). we ran the decryption tool and it looked like all was well.


However, we found a full folder of pictures (My pictures) that weren't decrypted and we are unable to re-run the decryption tool. 


So here is my question:


Having the Decryption tool, does that help us manually decrypt using the string that's in the name of the application? If so, can anyone point to such?


Thanks in advance.

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 01:17 PM

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. To avoid unnecessary confusion, this topic is closed.

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