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infect with osiris

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#1 eeks


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 08:07 PM

found orsiris files on my pc - can't open learned they are now encrypted

I ran malwarebytes and found a locky file in my temp

now doing spyware hunter 4

called monstercloud who wants $5k to give me back my data (not the ramsom but an outside cleaner)

I'm told that the ransom attacks all in my documents first

and will eventually lock up all your data

what should I try next?


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#2 quietman7


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 08:47 PM

The previous posted comment you reported was removed as spam. They were not trying to get you to pay any money for decryption.

Any files that are encrypted with the Locky (.Osiris) ransomware variant will be renamed with random alpha-numerical characters and have the .osiris extension appended to the end of the encrypted data filename (i.e. 11111111--1111--1111--FC8BB0BA--5FE9D9C2B69A.osiris) and leave files (ransom notes) named DesktopOSIRIS.bmp, DesktopOSIRIS.htm, OSIRIS-[4_numbers].htm, OSIRIS-[4_numbers].htm as explained here.

Unfortunately, there is no known way at this time to decrypt files encrypted by Locky variants regardless of the extension without paying the ransom.

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.

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