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Ransomware readme.hta has encrypted all my documents

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#1 william1966


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Posted 23 October 2016 - 02:35 AM

One readme.hta has encrypted all my documents and made my documents as .84b3 files. I am not able to open any of my documents which are encrypted. I want to know if someone can help me recover my documents from this encryption. It has renamed my document and changed the file format. I do not really know what to do.. Please help


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Posted 23 October 2016 - 03:58 AM

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


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.

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 05:26 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. To avoid unnecessary confusion, this topic is closed.

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