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help me to decrypt virus with .thor extension ??

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#1 Mujahiddin


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 03:16 AM

Hy, can you help me to decrypt virus with .thor extension ???

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#2 RolandJS


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 03:41 AM

Hy, can you help me to decrypt virus with .thor extension ???

You have to start a new thread in the malware forum -- BC team in that forum will get further information from you.


Mark, thread starter, do I understand you have no un-encrypted backups of your OS partition or your data partition?

If correct, please - going forward - after this is all resolved, begin making non-encrypted backups onto "dual" available and reliable  external media.  Like you, I do not want you to ever again be in danger of losing your hard-earned data folders and files.

"Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee."  -- Ben Franklin revisited.


Backup, backup, backup! -- Lady Fitzgerald (w7forums)

Clone or Image often! Backup... -- RockE (WSL)

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 07:30 PM

Any files that are encrypted with the Locky (.THOR) ransomware variant will be renamed with random alpha-numerical characters and utilize the .thor extension (i.e. 5FBZ55IG-S575-7GEF-2C7B-5B22862C2225.thor) as explained here.

A repository of all current knowledge regarding Locky Ransomware is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this topic: Locky Ransomware Information, Help Guide, and FAQ.

Unfortunately, there is no known way to decrypt files encrypted by Locky variants without paying the ransom.

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.When or if a solution is found, that information will be provided in this support topic and you will receive notification if subscribed to it. In addition, a news article most likely will be posted on the BleepingComputer front page.

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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