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My System Affected by CryptoLocker Ransomware


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#1 SamWu

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 03:01 AM

Hi There,

 

My system is wholly infected by CryptoLocker viruses. Not sure if there is any effective way to decrypt all of my affected files? I've done some researches on Google and it seems to be no workaround thus far. The link https://www.decryptcryptolocker.com is not working anymore. So do I have to contact Dr.Web and pay the license to get a tool for descryption?

 

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Sam



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#2 Demonslay335

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 10:04 AM

The original CryptoLocker ransomware is dead since 2014. If you have been recently infected since 2014, then it is something else (lots of copycats out there). You need to first identify what ransomware it is; upload a ransom note and encrypted file to ID Ransomware, and it will guide you from there.


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Posted 26 January 2017 - 06:30 AM

The FireEye/Fox-IT Decryptolocker website (decryptcryptolocker.com) posted this comment shortly before closing.

In August 2014, we launched our website to help the victims of the CryptoLocker malware. We are happy to have helped more than five thousand individuals and small businesses. CryptoLocker, unfortunately, has inspired criminals all over the world. We have seen more than 20 copycat ransomware attacks since the original CryptoLocker, some of which use the same name, modus operandi and layout as the original CryptoLocker. We believe that our Decryptolocker site has served its purpose, and we have decommissioned it given that the threat landscape has evolved.

FireEye Blog: Your Locker of Information for CryptoLocker Decryption

FireEye is no longer providing decryption solutions for CryptoLocker. If your computer has recently been infected with ransomware, chances are that the infection has been caused by one of the many copycat attacks that use the same or similar name and method of operation. Since these new ransomware variants use different encryption keys, we have discontinued the DecryptCryptoLocker website and its associated decryption service.


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