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System has been infected from CERBER RANSOMWARE, how to recover data

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#1 avi6196


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Posted 10 October 2016 - 02:11 PM

Hello everybody, My system has been infected from Cerber Ransomware malware, so all data of system has been encrypted ".bc4a" extension file. and my deskop background image has been changed which screen shot i am attaching.
i have tried to decrypt data from Tesla and Ransomware decryptor but i don't got any success. both decryptor prompt message "find out the type of Ransomware".

i also try this from Shadow explorer but my system is working on "Windows XP professional SP3 edition. while minimum requirement to install for shadow explorer is Windows Vista and above. Also try with Spyhunter malware removal program but still problem is remain.

i have to recover all my data because system having all my 8 Years business data and i have no any backup of this.

https://postimg.org/image/tnt55gkf9/  (link for desktop background image)



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Posted 11 October 2016 - 05:56 AM

Any files that are encrypted with the newest Cerber variant will be renamed (encrypted) with 10 random characters and have a random 4 character extension appended to the end of the encrypted data filename (i.e. 1xQHJgozZM.b71c) and leave files (ransom notes) named README.hta...see here.

Trend Micro released a Ransomware File Decryptor for victims of earlier Cerber infections but it has limitations...must be used on the infected machine, may take several hours to complete decryption, some files may be only partially decrypted. However, victims have reported the decryption tool does not work on Cerber v3/v4 encrypted files.

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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