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The original CryptoLocker Ransomware which first appeared in the beginning of September 2013...does not exist anymore and hasn't since June 2014. There are many copycat ransomware variants which pretend to be or use the CryptoLocker name but these infections are not the same. Any references to CryptoLocker and retrieving keys for it will not work anymore.
You can submit samples of encrypted files and ransom notes to ID Ransomware for assistance with identification and confirmation. This is a service that helps identify what ransomware may have encrypted your files and then attempts to direct you to an appropriate support topic where you can seek further assistance. Uploading both encrypted files and ransom notes together provides a more positive match and helps to avoid false detections.
However, a similar report with ransom note was reported to Emsisoft in this topic a few days ago. The infection was identified as Pclock just as thyrex noted above.
Fabian explains why newer PClock variants are not decryptable in Post #987.
Note: ID Ransomware reports the infection as "Possible decryptable" only because the older variants are but it cannot tell the difference between old and new variants through the encrypted files or ransom note.
There is an ongoing discussion in this topic where you can post comments, 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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